Usage examples for pinna

  1. We are supposing, in the description of the muscles which move it, that this pinna has its opening directed outwards. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer
  2. Shape of the pinna. – Genera and Subgenera of Chipmunks by John A. White
  3. After a few minutes, a certain confidence being established between us, the pinna emerged from its retirement, in so far as such creatures are permitted by Nature. – Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield
  4. It is covered by the auricular muscles, and by the base of the pinna of the ear. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer
  5. The stamen, in particular, has undoubtedly become extremely simplified during evolution; in the most primitive known seed- plants it was a highly compound leaf or pinna; its reduction has gone on in the Conifers and modern Cycads, as well as in the Angiosperms, though in different ways and to a varying extent. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  6. Coal- black pearls occur in one of the pinnas, the interior of which is sooty, shot with iridescent purple, and since the pearl, whether produced by oyster, mussel, pinna, or window- shell, is generally more brilliant than the containing shell, that of the black pinna, with the high lights of its environment concentrated, may be a gem of surpassing novelty and beauty. – Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield
  7. 138.- The Pinna, or Auricle. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  8. There was the same shortening of the pinna, the same broad curve of the upper lobe, the same convolution of the inner cartilage. – The Adventure of the Cardboard Box by Arthur Conan Doyle
  9. The pinna by its peculiar shape aids to some extent the entrance of sound waves into the auditory canal. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  10. To straighten the canal, the pinna should be pulled upwards and backwards by the left hand. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  11. It is an adductor of the pinna of the ear. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer
  12. The imperial rescript for that purpose was even addressed to " Dionysius, Pinna, Demetrius, and the other bishops;" it grants them full indulgence in the exercise of their religion, and by its very address almost acknowledges their rank in the state. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 11 (of 12) by S. Rappoport