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auricula

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noun au·ric·u·la \ȯ-ˈri-kyə-lə\

Definition of auricula

  1. :  a yellow-flowered Alpine primrose (Primula auricula)



Origin and Etymology of auricula

New Latin, from Latin, external ear


First Known Use: 1655

Rhymes with auricula


Medical Dictionary

auricula

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noun au·ric·u·la \ȯ-ˈrik-yə-lə\

Medical Definition of auricula

plural

auriculae

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  1. :  auricle; especially :  auricular appendage




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