Auricle definitions

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An earlobe-shaped part, process, or appendage, especially at the base of an organ.
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The outer projecting portion of the ear.
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An earlike part or organ.
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The external part of the ear; pinna.
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An atrium of the heart.
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An earlobe-shaped part, process, or appendage, especially at the base of an organ.
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The outer projecting portion of the ear.
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The visible part of the outer ear.
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An atrium of the heart.
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(anatomy) The outer ear or pinna.
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(anatomy) An ear-shaped appendage of the left or right atrium of the heart.
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(anatomy) An atrium, the smaller of the two types of heart chamber.
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(botany) Any appendage in the shape of an earlobe.
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Origin of auricle

Middle English auricle of the heart from Old French little ear from Latin auricula ear earlier diminutive of auris ear ous- in Indo-European roots