auricle

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin auricula, diminutive of auris (ear)

Noun[edit]

auricle (plural auricles)

  1. (anatomy) The outer ear or pinna.
  2. (anatomy) An ear-shaped appendage of the left or right atrium of the heart.
  3. (anatomy) An atrium, the smaller of the two types of heart chamber.
  4. (botany) Any appendage in the shape of an earlobe

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