auricle auricle

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small conical pouch projecting from the upper anterior part of each atrium of the heart
  2. (n) the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Bailey slit open the auricle, put a patch over the hole and closed the heart, with two minutes to spare against his eight-minute limit.
  2. Reddened blood returns to the left auricle, passes through the mitral valve into the left ventricle.
  3. And then, as five cameras recorded every step, the surgeons opened his left auricle.

News

  • Teen-idol survivor Aaron Carter heading to Canton

      Now 25, Aaron Carter is in the midst of a concert tour, his first in eight years, that will bring him to Canton’s The Auricle on Thursday.   
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Canton Repository

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