auricularis


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auricularis

 [aw-rik″u-la´ris] (L.)
pertaining to the ear.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

auricularis

Any of the three small flat muscles attached to the cartilage of the external ear. These are the vestigial remnants of the muscle still highly functional in other mammals, such as cats.
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Although infection and hematological malignancies were excluded, redness of the bilateral auricularis suggested auricular perichondritis despite anti-type II collagen antibody negativity.
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Through a multi-year program to relocate a nesting colony of Laysan albatross (Phoebastria immutabilis), protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and implementation of a Dark Sky Initiative to prevent fallout of the nocturnally fledging Newell's shearwater (Puffinus auricularis newelli), protected under the Endangered Species Act, PMRF has successfully and creatively solved two conservation challenges with no impact to its mission capabilities.
After cutting through skin and subcutaneous tissue, the auricular muscles auricularis superior and posterior are generally divided to access and incise the periosteum overlying the mastoid bone.
Our results indicate that the superficial layer of the temporal fascia and the auricularis muscles originate from the temporal lamina.
They include Bacillus megaterium, Bacillus licheniformis, Paenibacillus alvei, Enterobacter aerogenes, Proteus vulgaris, Staphylococcus auricularis, and Yersinia enterocolitica.
Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, located on the northern tip of the island of Kaua'i, is the only unit of the entire National Wildlife Refuge System that can boast the presence of nesting Newell's shearwaters (Puffinus auricularis newelli).