Definition of Caruncula. Meaning of Caruncula. Synonyms of Caruncula

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Definition of Caruncula

Caruncula
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 Caruncula from wikipedia

- The lacrimal caruncle, or caruncula lacrimalis, is the small, pink, globular nodule at the inner corner (the medial canthus) of the eye. It is made of...
- The paired submandibular glands (historically known as submaxillary glands) are major salivary glands located beneath the floor of the mouth. They each...
- A urethral caruncle is a benign cutaneous condition characterized by distal urethral lesions that are most commonly found in post-menopausal women. They...
- combs, snoods, and earlobes. The term caruncle is derived from Latin caruncula, the diminutive of carō, "flesh". Caruncles are carnosities, often of...
- The crested fireback (Lophura ignita) is a medium-sized, up to 70 cm long, forest pheasant with a pea****-like dark crest, bluish black plumage, reddish...
- 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...
- (Montagu, 1818) Synonyms List Axinella cristagalli Maas, 1894 Halichondria caruncula (Bowerbank, 1858) Halichondria macularis Johnston, 1846 Halichondria sanguinea...
- The crestless fireback (Lophura erythrophthalma) is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore...
- where in 1990 he wrote and directed the short film Caruncula, Novelist Ramsey Campbell called CARUNCULA "Not only a fine tribute to the Italian horror masters...
- elaiosome in the spurge family Euphorbiaceae is called caruncle (Latin caruncula "wart"). Seeds that have a caruncle are carunculate, seed that do not...
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