auricular Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"auricular" in British English

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uk   /ɔːˈrɪk.jə.lər/  us   /ɔːrˈɪk.jə.lɚ/ specialized

auricular adjective (ear)

relating to the ​externalpart of the ​ear: The ​studyevaluated the ​effect of auricular ​acupuncture in 20 ​cancerpatients.

auricular adjective (heart)

relating to an auricle (= ​upperspace) in the ​heart
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