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auricle

1. 
a. the upper chamber of the heart; atrium
b. a small sac in the atrium of the heart
2. Anatomy the external part of the ear
3. Biology an ear-shaped part or appendage, such as that occurring at the join of the leaf blade and the leaf sheath in some grasses

auricle

[′ȯr·ə·kəl]
(anatomy)
An ear-shaped appendage to an atrium of the heart.
Any ear-shaped structure.
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No matter what kinds of methods are used, the location of soft-tissue landmarks of the auricle is the foundation for anthropometry (Wang et al.
While the auricle (83%) is classically affected most commonly in adults, the larynx and trachea (50%), nasal, costal cartilage, joints, eye (20-60%), skin (36%), and heart (<%10) are other anatomical structures that can be affected (4).
The difficulty of reconstitution is mainly related to the unique anatomical structure of the auricle, with fine skin covering, a thin and elastic cartilage, and small size vessels responsible for its perfusion.
The ear often protrudes anteriorly, since the mass is subgaleal and lifts the entire auricle away from the temporal bone.
Most importantly, in the cited study, no placebo was used and the points on the auricle where electrical stimulation was applied were anatomically different, as were the duration and frequency of the applied electrical stimuli.
Patients present with painful herpetic lesions around the auricle, vertigo, tinnitus, CN VII palsies, and SNHL.
metathoracic scent auricle and male genitalia including those of pygophore, paramere and inflated aedeagus and female genitalia including 1st and 2nd gonocoxae and spermatheca are described and illustrated.
Christopher Linstrom, an ear, nose, and throat specialist in New York, says that the auricle (external ear) is designed to direct sound into the ear, not to be pulled.
All of mesopleuron, metapleuron and abdominal ventral laterotergite II with mycoid evaporatorial microsculpture; metapleural auricle vertical, narrow and pointed.
Auricles at leaf bases lacking or not similar in size, the dorsal auricle distinctly larger than the ventral auricle.
The pain in AOE is felt, or increased, when the pinna or auricle of the ear is moved or the tragus is depressed.
Histologic demonstration of accessory muscular connections between auricle and ventricle in a case of short P-R interval and prolonged QRS complex.