Medical Dictionary

auricularis

noun au·ric·u·lar·is \-ˌrik-yə-ˈlar-əs, -ˈlär-\
plural au·ric·u·lar·es \-ˌēz\

Medical Definition of AURICULARIS

:  any of three muscles attached to the cartilage of the external ear that assist in moving the scalp and in some individuals the external ear itself and that consist of one that is anterior, one superior, and one posterior in position—called also auricularis anterior, auricularis superior, auricularis posterior

Illustration of AURICULARIS

Browse

May 27, 2015
riot act Hear it
a vigorous reprimand or warning
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears