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auricula

/ɔːˈrɪkjʊlə/
noun (pl) -lae (-ˌliː), -las
1.
Also called bear's-ear. a widely cultivated alpine primrose, Primula auricula, with leaves shaped like a bear's ear
2.
another word for auricle (sense 3)
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin, from Latin: external ear; see auricle
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auricula in Medicine

auricula au·ric·u·la (ô-rĭk'yə-lə)
n. pl. au·ric·u·lae (-lē')
Auricle.

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