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pin·na

 (pĭn′ə)
n. pl. pin·nae (pĭn′ē) or pin·nas
1. Botany A leaflet or primary division of a pinnately compound leaf.
2. Zoology A feather, wing, fin, or similar appendage.
3. Anatomy See auricle.

[Latin, feather; see pet- in Indo-European roots.]

pin′nal adj.

pinna

(ˈpɪnə)
n, pl -nae (-niː) or -nas
1. (Botany) any leaflet of a pinnate compound leaf
2. (Zoology) zoology a feather, wing, fin, or similarly shaped part
3. (Anatomy) another name for auricle2
[C18: via New Latin from Latin: wing, feather, fin]

pin•na

(ˈpɪn ə)

n., pl. pin•nae (ˈpɪn i)
pin•nas.
1. a primary division of a pinnate leaf.
2.
a. a feather, wing, or winglike part.
b. a fin or flipper.
3. the visible portion of the ear that projects from the head.
[1660–70; < Latin: feather, wing, fin]
pin′nal, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinna - division of a usually pinnately divided leafpinna - division of a usually pinnately divided leaf
leaflet - part of a compound leaf
2.pinna - the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external earpinna - the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
ear lobe, earlobe - the fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear
external ear, outer ear - the part of the ear visible externally
tragus - a small cartilaginous flap in front of the external opening of the ear
cauliflower ear - an auricle deformed by injury; common among boxers
cartilaginous structure - body structure given shape by cartilage
Translations

pin·na

n. L. pinna, pabellón de la oreja.
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DeBruyne, a dietitian and consultant who teaches infant nutrition classes to parents and specializes in life cycle nutrition and fitness, and Pinna, a dietitian, consultant, and writer who has taught nutrition, food science, and human biology courses, offer a textbook that outlines nutrition concepts and practical information for addressing nutrition concerns and problems in health care.
Ademas, se puede distinguir por la combinacion de los siguientes caracteres: la pilosidad blanquecina de los ejes foliares, con pelos estrigosos multiseptados de apice agudo, y la caracteristica de la venacion de los segmentos en las porciones distales del raquis, en donde los segmentos se vuelven progresivamente mas adnatos y decurrentes sobre el raquis; en estos segmentos la vena que lo irriga se origina en el raquis de la pinna y no de la costula (Holttum, 1986; Smith & Moran, 1987; Moran & Prado, 2010).
The Bank also introduced Andrea Pinna as head of the new office in Yaounde.
Pseudocyst of pinna is a rare and benign cystic swelling, which results from intra-cartilaginous accumulation of fluid in the anterior part of the auricular cartilage.
No studies to date have objectively assessed whether pinna morphology affects sound intensity detected within the external auditory canal (EAC).
An auricular haematoma is collection of blood or serum within the cartilage plate of pinna which is presented as fluctuant, fluid filled swelling on concave surface of one or both pinna (Fossum, 2007).