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Definitions of auricle

  1. Two muscular cavities of the heart, resembling ears, and placed above the ventricles. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. a small conical pouch projecting from the upper anterior part of each atrium of the heart Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The external ear, or that part of the ear which is prominent from the head. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. An instrument applied to the ears to give aid in hearing; a kind of ear trumpet. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The external ear:-pl. the two ear-like cavities of the heart. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. The outer ear; one of the two smaller cavities of the heart. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A chamber of the heart. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. The external ear; an ear-shaped part; an ear-trumpet. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The external ear, or that part which is prominent from the head. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. The outside ear; a venous chamber situated at the base of the heart, resembling the external ear. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. The external ear; any earlike lobed appendage; the upper or anterior chamber on each side of the heart. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
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