Definition of Auricle. Meaning of Auricle. Synonyms of Auricle

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Definition of Auricle

Auricle
Auricle Au"ri*cle, n. [L. auricula, dim. of auris ear. See Ear.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The external ear, or that part of the ear which is prominent from the head. (b) The chamber, or one of the two chambers, of the heart, by which the blood is received and transmitted to the ventricle or ventricles; -- so called from its resemblance to the auricle or external ear of some quadrupeds. See Heart. 2. (Zo["o]l.) An angular or ear-shaped lobe. 3. An instrument applied to the ears to give aid in hearing; a kind of ear trumpet. --Mansfield.

Meaning of Auricle from wikipedia

- Auricle is an Anglicization of Latin auricula, from auris "ear" and -cula, a diminutive suffix. Auricle and auricula may refer to: Auricle Ensemble, chamber...
- Pseudocyst of the auricle is a cutaneous condition characterized by a fluctuant, tense, noninflammatory swelling on the upper half of the ear. Verrucous...
- The auricle or auricula is the visible part of the ear that is outside the head. It is also called the pinna (Latin for wing / fin, plural pinnae), a...
- An accessory auricle is considered a developmental anomaly resulting from the persistence of a structure which variably recapitulates the normal external...
- one atrium. Humans have two atria. The atrium was formerly called the "auricle"; that term is still used to describe this chamber in some other animals...
- or auris externa is the external part of the ear, which consists of the auricle (also pinna) and the ear canal . It gathers sound energy and focuses it...
- The Auricle Ensemble is a chamber ensemble based in Scotland. It was created by a co-operative of professional musicians working in the UK in 2007 and...
- connective tissues, lacking the firmness and elasticity of the rest of the auricle (the external structure of the ear). In some cases the lower lobe is connected...
- In botany, an auricle is a small ear-like projection from the base of a leaf or petal. Dictionary of Botany...
- runs along the right side of the vertebral column. It enters the right auricle at the lower right, back side of the heart. The name derives from Latin:...
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