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- (US) IPA(key): /ɒɹəkəl/; (UK) IPA(key): /ɔːɹɪkəl/
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- Homophone: oracle (in some accents)
auricle (plural auricles)
- (anatomy) The outer ear or pinna.
- (anatomy) An ear-shaped appendage of the left or right atrium of the heart.
- (anatomy) An atrium, the smaller of the two types of chamber in the heart.
- (botany) Any appendage in the shape of an earlobe.
outer ear — see pinna
an ear-shaped appendage of the left or right atrium of the heart
smaller of the two types of heart chamber — see atrium
botany: appendage in the shape of an earlobe
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