Definition of Caruncle. Meaning of Caruncle. Synonyms of Caruncle

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Definition of Caruncle

Caruncle
Caruncle Car"un*cle, Caruncula Ca*run"cu*la, n. [L. caruncula a little piece of flesh, dim. of caro flesh.] 1. (Anat.) A small fleshy prominence or excrescence; especially the small, reddish body, the caruncula lacrymalis, in the inner angle of the eye. 2. (Bot.) An excrescence or appendage surrounding or near the hilum of a seed. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A naked, flesh appendage, on the head of a bird, as the wattles of a turkey, etc.

Meaning of Caruncle from wikipedia

- Caruncle (from Latin: caruncula, 'wart') may refer to: Caruncle (bird anatomy), a small, fleshy excrescence that is a normal part of an animal's anatomy...
- The lacrimal caruncle, or caruncula lacrimalis, is the small, pink, globular nodule at the inner corner (the medial canthus) of the eye. It consists of...
- A caruncle is defined as 'a small, fleshy excrescence that is a normal part of an animal's anatomy'. Within this definition, caruncles in birds include...
- A urethral caruncle is a benign cutaneous condition characterized by distal urethral lesions that are most commonly found in post-menopausal women. They...
- Euphorbiaceae is called caruncle (Latin caruncula "wart"). Seeds that have a caruncle are carunculate, seed that do not have a caruncle are ecarunculate. A...
- each bilateral submandibular gland and sublingual gland to the sublingual caruncle at the base of the tongue. The submandibular duct arises from deep part...
- crossed by the lingual nerve, and ultimately drain into the sublingual carunclessmall prominences on either side of the lingual frenulum along with...
- A wattle is a fleshy caruncle hanging from various parts of the head or neck in several groups of birds and mammals. Caruncles in birds include those...
- functioning nictitating membrane. With ocular allergies, the lacrimal caruncle and plica semilunaris may be inflamed and pruritic (itchy) due to histamine...
- Bulbophyllum amplebracteatum is a species of orchid in the genus Bulbophyllum. The Bulbophyllum-Checklist The Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia...