Meaning of auricle

au•ri•cle

Pronunciation: (ôr'i-kul), [key]
— n.
    1. the projecting outer portion of the ear; pinna.
    2. Also calledauricular appendage.an ear-shaped appendage projecting from each atrium of the heart.
    3. (loosely) the atrium.
  1. a part like or likened to an ear.
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