caruncle

NOUN
  1. 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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How To Use caruncle In A Sentence

  • Mammary gland sends lymphatic caruncle formerly, often can accompany have show of systemic lymph node enlargement.
  • The position of the sockets of the eyes if horizontal in the white race and inclines obliquely upwards in Mongols; in the latter case the lacrimal caruncle is generally not free, but is covered by a fold that inclines downward in a curve (the Mongolian fold). The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss
  • If you're wondering, the part of gallinaceous anatomy that Danilo is mimicking is called a caruncle, or cockscomb. SB Nation Featured Posts
  • Mozambique cocks, the comb, caruncle, and epidermis being black. The Mysterious Island
  • French nurses treat cracked nipples by applying a hollow section of the fresh root over the sore caruncle; and a decoction of the root made by boiling from two to four drachms in a pint of water, is given for bleedings from the lungs or bladder. Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure
  • [In Latin, _caruncul√¶ myrtiformes_, which means in English myrtleberry-shaped caruncles; caruncle is a small fleshy elevation; derived from _caro_, which in Latin means flesh.] Woman Her Sex and Love Life
  • Based on my observation, 90% of ATV riders are caruncle-brained, porcine oafs. ATVs in Wilderness
  • Mammary gland sends lymphatic caruncle formerly, often can accompany have show of systemic lymph node enlargement.
  • Seeds ovoid or oblong, shiny, with apically a 2-fid to multifid caruncle.
  • The seeds cannot be carried so well unless this ridge, _caruncle_, be present. Seed Dispersal
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