auricle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “auricle” in the English Dictionary

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auriclenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɔː.rɪ.kəl/ specialized

auricle noun [C] (HEART)

one of the two ​spaces in the ​toppart of the ​heart that ​receiveblood from the veins and ​push it down into the ventricles (= ​lowerspaces)

auricle noun [C] (EARS)

(also pinna) the ​part of the ​ear on the ​outside of the ​head
(Definition of auricle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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