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auricle

 [aw´rĭ-k'l]
1. the projecting part of the ear lying outside the head; called also pinna.
Auricle.
2. the ear-shaped appendage of either atrium of the heart; formerly used to designate the entire atrium.

pin·na

, pl.

pin·nae

(pin'ă, pin'ē),
1. ☆ official atlternate term for auricle
2. A feather, wing, or fin.
3. In veterinary anatomy, the moveable cartilage and associated fleshy structures of the ear located externally, outside the vertical ear canal.
[L. pinna or penna, a feather, in pl. a wing]

pinna

/pin·na/ (pin´ah) auricle (1).pin´nal

pinna

(pĭn′ə)
n. pl. pinnae (pĭn′ē) or pinnas
1. Botany A leaflet or primary division of a pinnately compound leaf.
2. Zoology A feather, wing, fin, or similar appendage.
3. Anatomy See auricle.

pin′nal adj.

pinna

See auricle.

pin·na

, pl. pinnae (pin'ă, -ē)
1. Synonym(s): auricle (1) .
2. A feather, wing, or fin.
[L. pinna or penna, a feather, in pl. a wing]

pinna

The visible external ear. The pinna consists of a skin flap on a skeleton of cartilage. It has comparatively little effect on the acuity of hearing. Also known as the auricle.

pinna

  1. the primary division of a leaf.
  2. a wing or fin.
  3. the projecting part of the external ear of mammals.

pinna,

n See auricle.

pin·na

, pl. pinnae (pin'ă, -ē)
1. Synonym(s): auricle (1) .
2. A feather, wing, or fin.
[L. pinna or penna, a feather, in pl. a wing]

pinna,

n the external ear.

pinna

the projecting part of the ear lying outside the head; auricle.