EXTERNAL EAR By N., Sam M.S. - 1 The part of the ear from the outer surface of the eardrum. Also called outer ear. EXTERNAL EAR: "The external ear is on the outside of the skull." Related Psychology Terms HEARING (AUDITION) EGO PSYCHOTHERAPY MENTAL RETARDATION (CAUSES) HEARING AUDITORY SPACE PERCEPTIO CEREBRAL CORTEX ADOLESCENCE (Theories) PURKINJC-SANSON IMAGES CEREBELLUM AFTERIMAGE (Aftersensation) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EXTERNAL EAR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/external-ear/ (accessed November 28, 2021).