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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

pinna

  1. the primary division of a leaf.
  2. a wing or fin.
  3. the projecting part of the external ear of mammals.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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]
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