Definition of Aural

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to hearing or the ear. "An animal with a very sensitive aural apparatus"

Partainyms: Ear

2. Adjective. Relating to or characterized by an aura. "Various aural effects that precede a migraine headache"
Partainyms: Aura

Definition of Aural

1. a. Of or pertaining to the air, or to an aura.

2. a. Of or pertaining to the ear; as, aural medicine and surgery.

Definition of Aural

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the ear. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to sound. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining to an aura. ¹

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Definition of Aural

1. pertaining to the sense of hearing [adj] : AURALLY [adv]

Medical Definition of Aural

1. Pertaining to or perceived by the ear, as an aural stimulus. Origin: L. Auris (18 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aural

aural (current term)
aural myiasis
aural polyp
aural vertigo
aurally challenged
auramine O
auramine O fluorescent stain

Literary usage of Aural

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1922)
"Observer A reported 17 times that in passing from the region of the median plane to the aural axis the sound image "splits up." The passage is not a "simple ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1891)
"aural VERTIGO (MENIERE'S DISEASE?)1 L. HARRISON METTLER, AM, ML). MR. PRESIDENT AND MEMBERS : My purpose in presenting this case to you to-night is to ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1882)
"IN this the second edition of Dr Macnaughton Jones's treatise on aural surgery, we have the most comprehensive work on otology amongst the many recently ..."

4. Diseases of the Ear by Philip D. Kerrison (1921)
"aural DISTURBANCES DUE TO DENTAL LESIONS. IT is clear that cases properly belonging to this category are not to be regarded as cases of aural disease. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1879)
"Surgeon to the New York Ear Dispensary, aural Surgeon to the New York Eye and ... WRITERS on aural affections have long known that invasions of the ear by ..."

6. A German-English dictionary of terms used in medicine and the allied sciences by Hugo Lang, Bertram Abrahams (1905)
"aural, otic, auricular ; vide for compds. also Ohren- Ohr-anlage, /. rudiment of ear ... m. aural catarrh Ohren-klingen, n. tinnitus aurium Ohren-krankheit, ..."

7. Transactions by Homoeopathic Medical Society of the State of New York (1877)
"In density, aural polypi differ somewhat. The soft, mucous vari ety often bleed ... Now, why is this so 1 I have said that it is a mistake to speak of aural ..."

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