Definition of Caruncles. Meaning of Caruncles. Synonyms of Caruncles
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Definition of Caruncles
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 Caruncles from wikipedia
- The lacrimal caruncle
, or caruncula
lacrimalis, is the small, pink, globular nodule
at the inner corner
canthus) of the eye. It is made of...
of the urethra
from urethral caruncles
can grow back in some instances. Urethral caruncles
the skin changes
by the lingual
nerve, and ultimately drain
into the sublingual caruncles
– small prominences
side of the lingual frenulum along
****ual maturity. Caruncles
are also ornamental elements
used by males
to attract females
to breeding. Having large caruncles
or colorful bright
"wart") may refer
to: an elaiosome
(fleshy structure attached
to the seed), especially
in the plant family Euphorbiaceae
- is a normal
part of an animal's anatomy'. Within
this definition, caruncles
in birds include those found
on the face, wattles, dewlaps, snoods
the beak (see image). Snoods
are just one of the caruncles
excrescences) that can be found
on turkeys. While
- the submandibular
glands, and the sublingual glands
to the sublingual caruncles
at the base of the tongue. It was initially described
by the English
- the head and throat
of a domestic
turkey. 1. Caruncles
, 2. Snood, 3. Wattle
(dewlap), 4. Major caruncle
, 5. Beard. During
****ual behaviour, these
is called caruncle
that have a caruncle
are carunculate, seed that do not have a caruncle
are ecarunculate. A...
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