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

- Look up auricle, auricula, aurĂ­cula, auricular, or Auricula in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Auricle, auricula or auricula may refer to: Auricle (anatomy)...
- 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' or 'fin', pl.: pinnae)...
- An accessory auricle is considered a developmental anomaly resulting from the persistence of a structure which variably recapitulates the normal external...
- known as an auricle. All animals with a closed circulatory system have at least one atrium. The atrium was formerly called the 'auricle'. That term is...
- 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...
- 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 v t e...
- The transverse muscle of auricle (transverse auricular muscle, transversus auriculae, transversus auricularis or transverse muscle of pinna) is an intrinsic...
- the auricle of the outer ear. It originates from the epicranial aponeurosis, and inserts into the upper part of the medial surface of the auricle. It...
- to its head and moving anteriorly, gives off anterior branches to the auricle. It then crosses over the root of the zygomatic process of the temporal...