biauriculate heart

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

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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

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