• (America) IPA: /ɒɹəkəl/; (British) IPA: /ɔːɹɪkəl/

auricle (plural auricles)

  1. (anatomy) The outer ear or pinna.
  2. (anatomy) An ear-shaped appendage of the left or right atrium of the heart.
  3. (anatomy) An atrium, the smaller of the two types of chamber in the heart.
  4. (botany) Any appendage in the shape of an earlobe.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • Portuguese: aurícula

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