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Synonyms for caruncle

an outgrowth on a plant or animal such as a fowl's wattle or a protuberance near the hilum of certain seeds

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These are referred to as caruncles, and are points of contact between the maternal and fetal tissue that make up the placenta (Figure 5-27)
On strutting birds, I prefer a head-on shot, aimed just above the base of the beard and slightly below the caruncles on the lower neck.
With its bright red caruncles and its knobbly snood festooned over its wrinkly head, the white turkey has taken the crown in an ugliest turkey competition.
Pick, if you will, from cheesecake pictures of The Black, The White or The Bronze, all complete with varying degree of caruncles.
Number two has a blue-red face with loose caruncles and a floppy snood.
With its head dominated by brilliant red, fleshy outgrowths called caruncles, the male Muscovy probably wouldn't win a beauty pageant for domestic ducks.
A complete lack of hymenal tissue at the posterior rim and the presence of caruncles similar to those seen in adult women suggest significant stretch trauma and may signal possible chronic abuse, Dr.
A complete lack of hymenal tissue at the posterior rim and the presence of caruncles suggest significant stretch trauma and may signal possible chronic abuse, Dr.
Urethral Conditions, Diverticulum, Strictures, Differential Diagnosis or Paraurethral Masses, Cysts or Abscesses of Skene's Glands, Gartner Duct Cysts, Cysts of Bartholin Cysts, Adenomas, Urethral Prolapse, and Urethral Caruncles
Among the thick frenulum, 50% (n=4) had a fixation on the middle third/sublingual caruncles and 50% (n=4) between the middle third and the apex/inferior alveolar crest.
Some caruncles were hypertrophied and larger in size and few were small.
Urethral caruncles usually arise from the posterior lip of the urethral meatus.
Then uterus was explored and incision was given at gravid horn over greater curvature saving caruncles.