HyperDic: auricle

English > 2 senses of the word auricle:
NOUNbodyauricle, atrial auricle, auricula atriia small conical pouch projecting from the upper anterior part of each atrium of the heart
bodyauricle, pinna, earthe externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
English > auricle: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA small conical pouch projecting from the upper anterior part of each atrium of the heart.
Synonymsatrial auricle, auricula atrii
Part ofatrium cordis, atrium of the heartThe upper chamber of each half of the heart
Broaderpouch, pocket(anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)
Spanishaurícula
Catalanaurícula
Adjectivesauricularpertaining to an auricle of the heart
auriculoventricularrelating to or affecting the atria and ventricles of the heart
English > auricle: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear.
Synonymspinna, ear
Part ofexternal ear, outer earThe part of the ear visible externally
Partsearlobe, ear lobeThe fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear
tragusA small cartilaginous flap in front of the external opening of the ear
Narrowercauliflower earAn auricle deformed by injury
Broadercartilaginous structurebody structure given shape by cartilage
Spanishaurícula, oreja, orejas
Catalanaurícula, orella
Adjectivesauricularof or relating to near the ear
auricularrelating to or perceived by or shaped like the organ of hearing
auriculatehaving auricles

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