Medical Definition of auricularis
plural auriculares \-ˌēz\play
: any of three muscles attaching the cartilage of the external ear to the skull:a or auricularis anterior : one that arises from the galea aponeurotica, inserts into the helix, and acts to protract the external earb or auricularis superior : one that arises from the galea aponeurotica, inserts into the cranial surface of the pinna, and acts to elevate the external earc or auricularis posterior : one that arises from the mastoid process, inserts into the cranial surface of the concha, and acts to retract the external ear
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