Anterior to the auricle of the ear; denoting lymphatic nodes so situated.

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pre·au·ric·u·lar -ȯ-'rik-yə-lər adj situated or occurring anterior to the auricle of the ear <\preauricular lymph nodes>

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pre·au·ric·u·lar (pre″aw-rikґu-lər) anterior to the auricle of the ear.

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