The level of oxygen in the blood can be measured by taking a blood sample from an artery, or, more easily, using a device called an oximeter, which is clipped to an earlobe.
In addition to their excellent astronomy skills, they practiced a wide range of body modifications such as earlobe elongation, jeweled teeth and skull reshaping.
For example, if your earlobe receives a vicious tear requiring surgery while you're getting it pierced, you may very well have a solid court case.
The best range is to keep them below the earlobe on long hair, and below the eye on short hair; otherwise they may look out of control.
Nose rings are not the least painful of body modifications (many consider a simple earlobe piercing to be the least painful), but they are not the most painful either.
One well-known technique is to grasp one's right earlobe with the thumb and index finger of the left hand, and vice versa with the left earlobe.
Also available from very small gauges to large sizes (used for earlobe stretching), CBRs are also found in many different diameters.
The infection may spread from the ear to the mastoid bone of the skull, which is the bony bump off the base of the skull, located just behind the ears slightly above the level of the earlobe.
She placed a dark grey device the size of a small button on her earlobe like an earring.
Elisabeth gently grazed his earlobe just as she had that first night.