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Auricle - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Auricle' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Auricle [ n.]
- The external ear, or that part of the ear which is prominent from the head.
- 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.
- An angular or ear-shaped lobe.
- An instrument applied to the ears to give aid in hearing; a kind of ear trumpet.