Auricle vs Macrotia - What's the difference?

auricle | macrotia |


As nouns the difference between auricle and macrotia

is that auricle is (anatomy) the outer ear or pinna while macrotia is (medicine) abnormal development of the auricle of the ear.

auricle

Noun

(en noun)
  • (anatomy) The outer ear or pinna.
  • (anatomy) An ear-shaped appendage of the left or right atrium of the heart.
  • (anatomy) An atrium, the smaller of the two types of chamber in the heart.
  • (botany) Any appendage in the shape of an earlobe.
  • Synonyms

    * (outer ear) pinna, pavilion

    Derived terms

    * auricled

    macrotia

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (medicine) Abnormal development of the auricle of the ear
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