Biauriculate
Biauriculate Bi`au*ric"u*late, a. [Pref. bi- + auriculate.] 1. (Anat.) Having two auricles, as the heart of mammals, birds, and reptiles. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Having two earlike projections at its base, as a leaf. [1913 Webster]


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  • biauriculate — [bī΄ô rik′yo͞olərbī΄ô rik′yo͞o lit] adj. [ BI 1 + AURICULATE] Anat. having two ears or earlike parts: also biauricular [bī΄ô rik′yo͞olər] …   English World dictionary

  • biauriculate — /buy aw rik yeuh lit, layt /, adj. Biol. having two auricles or earlike parts. [1825 35; BI 1 + AURICULATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • biauriculate — adjective Having two auricles …   Wiktionary

  • biauriculate — bi·auriculate …   English syllables

  • biauriculate — /ˌbaɪɔˈrɪkjələt/ (say .buyaw rikyuhluht), / ˌleɪt/ (say .layt) adjective Biology having two auricles or earlike parts …   Australian English dictionary

  • biauriculate — |bī+ adjective Etymology: bi (I) + auriculate : having two auricles used especially of the heart of mammals, birds, and reptiles * * * /buy aw rik yeuh lit, layt /, adj. Biol. having two auricles or earlike parts. [1825 35; BI 1 + AURICULATE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • biauriculate heart — noun a heart (as of mammals and birds and reptiles) having two auricles • Topics: ↑mammal, ↑mammalian • Hypernyms: ↑heart, ↑pump, ↑ticker …   Useful english dictionary

  • biauricular — adjective Having two auricles Syn: biauriculate …   Wiktionary

  • mammalian — I noun any warm blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk • Syn: ↑mammal • Members of this Topic: ↑digitigrade, ↑plantigrade,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bi|au|ric|u|lar — «BY RIHK yuh luhr», adjective. Anatomy. 1. having two auricles; biauriculate. 2. of the two ears …   Useful english dictionary

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