- ear auricle
- The shell-like structure projects like a little wing (pinna) from the side of the head. Ear auricles collect sound from the environment.
Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- The largely cartilaginous projecting portion of the external ear.
Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster Inc.
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.