Translation of auricle in Spanish:


aurícula, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɔrək(ə)l//ˈɔːrɪk(ə)l/


  • 1

    (of heart)
    aurícula feminine
    • The heart appears to be the most primitive of all adult vertebrates, with the auricle, ventricle and conus arteriosus arranged in straight line, rather than being doubled over one another.
    • This involves inserting a device within a catheter into the interior of the heart and which spreads out like an umbrella inside the right and left auricle.
  • 2

    pabellón de la oreja masculine
    • The new species differs from it in being narrower and higher at a comparable growth stage and in having less oblique auricles.
    • The auricles are small, clearly separated from the anterior and posterior margins of the shell and are found in the plane of the closing of the valves.