auricula

Primary Meanings of auricula

1.
n
a pouch projecting from the top front of each atrium of the heart
2.
n
yellow-flowered primrose native to Alps; commonly cultivated
Full Definitions of auricula
1

n a pouch projecting from the top front of each atrium of the heart

Synonyms:
auricular appendage, auricular appendix
Type of:
pocket, pouch
(anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)
2

n yellow-flowered primrose native to Alps; commonly cultivated

Synonyms:
Primula auricula, bear's ear
Type of:
primrose, primula
any of numerous short-stemmed plants of the genus Primula having tufted basal leaves and showy flowers clustered in umbels or heads

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