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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.

au·ri·cle

(aw'ri-kl), [TA] Avoid the outmoded use of this word in the sense of atrium.
The projecting shell-like structure on the side of the head, constituting, with the external acoustic meatus, the external ear. Synonym(s): auricula (1) [TA], pinna1 ☆ , ala auris

auricula

/au·ric·u·la/ (aw-rik´u-lah) pl. auri´culae   [L.] auricle.

au·ri·cle

(awr'i-kĕl) [TA]
1. The projecting shell-like structure on the side of the head, constituting, with the external acoustic meatus, the external ear.
Synonym(s): auricula (1) , pinna (1) .
2. Synonym(s): auricle of atrium.

au·ri·cle of a·tri·um

(awr'i-kĕl ā'trē-ŭm)
A small conic ("ear-shaped") pouch projecting from the upper anterior portion of each atrium of the heart, increasing slightly the atrial volume.
Synonym(s): auricula atrii, atrial auricle, auricle (2) , auricula (2) .

auricula

pl. auriculae [L.] auricle.
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Auricula does seem to offer a structure of sorts: Hojholt begins by describing the silent miracle, "Stilheden 1915," the great stillness of 1915 and the emergence of thousands of ears who flock together, take Europe from south to north, east to west, and witness the course of the century, the creativity and tragedy, the exuberance and despair, in both individual and social terms: essentially, the ears witness our lives.
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Primulas are divided into three groups: candelabra, producing rings of flowers all the way up the stem and look great at the edge of a pond or in a shady glade; auricula, evergreen types which have been highly bred and have fantastic markings suiting cottagestyle plantings; and polyanthus, the most familiar group which includes native primroses and cowslips and the bright, bold-flowered polyanthus used in spring bedding.
From the average gardener's point of view there are only three main divisions to concern ourselves with - the auricula, candelabra and polyanthus groups.
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FIELDHOUSE Nursery, in Gotham, Nottingham, will be hosting a special auricula open day on Sunday, April 27, from 11am to 5pm.
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Primulas are divided into three groups: candelabra, producing rings of flowers all the way up the stem and look great at the edge of a pond or in a shady glade; auricula, evergreen types which have been highly bred and have fantastic markings suiting cottage-style plantings; and polyanthus, the most familiar group which includes native primroses and cowslips and the bright, bold-flowered polyanthus used in spring bedding.
30pm Saturday, April 30 National Auricula and Primula Society, Auricula Show, Arden School, Station Road, Knowle, Solihull, 2-4.
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