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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.
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Jargmistes uuringutes tuleb analuusida otsfreesi labipainde suurust, tingituna vertikaalsest jou komponendist, ja selle moju toodeldud pinna tekstuuri parameetritele.
Pinna nohilis was exploited for the production of fine cloths by the "sea silk" byssus, but no data exist regarding the impact of such practices on its natural populations.
A, Megalastrum crenulans, pinna basal inequilatera, con mayor desarrollo de los segmentos basiscopicos.
Patients with pseudocysts of pinna having features of unilateral, painless, non-tender, smooth swelling on the anterior aspect of pinna were included in the study.
Suture was a total perforating interrupted mattress suture (skin surface of internal concave, cartilage and skin of external convex surface) in separate points, applied parallel to axis of pinna and parallel with major vessels (Sobti et al.
indica eggs and motiles per pinna were analyzed through covariance analysis and Tukey separation tests (Proc ANCOVA SAS Inc.
The 32-year-old is joined by Mauritian Teetan, 23, who was champion apprentice in South Africa in 2008, and 24-year-old Italian Pinna, who won the Grade 1 Tenno Sho in Japan in 2011.
The mass on the internal aspect of the pinna was 6 cm x 3 cm and ulcerated, and 3 new firm 1 cm-diameter nodules were observed on the outer pinna of the same ear.
All the children had swelling of the pinna of the ear--the part of the outside the skull--and 95% had swelling and redness at the base of the ear.
Paulino and her fiance, Bob Pankuch, of Cleveland, Ohio; and his four grandchildren Kristin, Michael and Elizabeth Baer and Matthew Pinna.
The Costa Smeralda in the north- east of Sardinia is the favourite holiday destination of some of the wealthiest people in the world," says Beppe Pinna, the marketing manager of the wine estate of Argiolas, on his first trip to India for promoting his wines at the Leela Kempinski, Gurgaon.