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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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Dermoid cyst of the auricle. Arch Dermatol 1994;130:913-4.
After intraperitoneal injection of penobarbital (80mg/kg), the auricles were resected and sent for histopathologic examination.
However, none of the previous studies have determined one quite comprehensive introduction to the dimensions and morphology of auricular concha, notwithstanding it is an essential segment of auricle.
ANA, RF, and ANCA were negative in the patient, and auricle and nasal examinations were evaluated as normal.
The measurements were done at level 1 (L1) (the most upper point of the pinna), level 2 (L2) (midpoint of the auricle), and level 3 (L3) (the level of the lobule).
He begins with the basics and theory of the anatomy of the outer ear (auricle) and systematic localization of points on the auricle.
Clinically, ALMs must be differentiated from other benign tumors of the auricle, namely, hemangiomas, glomus tumors, epidermoid cysts, auricular pseudocysts, angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia, and neuro(fibro)mas.
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.
Despite the fact that the theories of ITD and IID, collectively referred to as the "duplex theory" quite effectively explain the phenomenon of sound localization, they do not explain it in the region called the "cone of confusion"--a cone whose apex is on the auricle and the long axis goes along the line joining the subject's ears.
The application points were established using the recommendations of the instrument's manufacturer Accordingly, 19 points on the right auricle, 18 on the left auricle, and 3 at the tip of the nose were stimulated in turn.
Angioleiomyoma of the auricle. Arch Plast Surg 2013 Jan;40(1):68-69.
Ear hair normally grows at two sites: the tragus (or the entrance of the ear) and the "pinna," (or auricle) which is another term for the outer ear.