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English definition of “auricular”

auricular

adjective uk   /ɔːˈrɪk.jə.lər/ us    /ɔˈrɪk.jə.lər/ specialized

auricular adjective (ear)

relating to the external part of the ear: The study evaluated the effect of auricular acupuncture in 20 cancer patients.The ear

auricular adjective (heart)

relating to an auricle ( = top space) in the heartThe circulatory system and blood
(Definition of auricular from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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