Definition of auricular
1 : told privately an auricular confession
2 : understood or recognized by the sense of hearing
3 : of, relating to, or using the ear or the sense of hearing auricular therapy
4 : of or relating to an auricle auricular tachycardia
Examples of auricular in a Sentence
had auricular proof that the sun was up, as the birds began chirping
Recent Examples of auricular from the Web
A 2015 study in the journal Psychophysiology reviewed past research on the auricular nerves and found indications that the system could have been adapted to respond to sounds.
Some people can control their auricular muscles to move the ear slightly but to a noticeable extent, an ability that seems to have a genetic basis.
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