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carpel

the female reproductive organ of flowering plants, consisting of an ovary, style (sometimes absent), and stigma. The carpels are separate or fused to form a single pistil

Carpel

 

the organ on which the ovules develop in the flower of angiospermous plants. The pistil is formed from one or more carpels; the aggregate of carpels is called the gynoecium. The carpel is considered an organ of leaf origin, homologous, however, not to the leaf but to the megasporophyll.

carpel

[′kär·pəl]
(botany)
The basic specialized leaf of the female reproductive structure in angiosperms; a megasporophyll.
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The ovary is positioned superior and consists of 2 or more united carpels forming a single chamber.
6 Among musculoskeletal problem carpel tunnel syndrome is also prevalent in dental professionals which is reported to be not very high about 5% in dentists.
Weckerle and Rutishauser (2005), in a detailed research regarding the structures of the gynoecium, the fruit and seed in Paullinieae, concluded that the type of transmission tissue, indument of inner and outer surface of carpels, anatomy of ovary wall and pericarp are among the new described characters with taxonomic potential.
In each observation, 10 bolls were plucked, cut with sharp razor and its internal carpel wall for warts was observed in the laboratory.
CONCLUSION: Although the incidence of AHFPL is variable among the different races, (10) it can be one of the cause for AIN syndrome, pronator teres syndrome, carpel tunnel syndrome, or abnormal sensation in the lower part of the forearm.
KEY WORDS: Carpel tunnel syndrome, Surgical decompression, Nerve conduction.
I have not included these in the study, because they are much more frequent and widespread than those cases with a single stamen or carpel, and are thus too trivial.
The pistil is composed of three parts, the stigma (which receives the pollen), the style (the neck below the stigma) and the carpel (or ovary).
Consider an employee who walks to the bank to deposit a firm's daily accounts receivable and falls or the impact long nights at a computer screen can have on carpel tunnel syndrome or eye-related issues.
In 2001, that was the reality for Dave Escher and 35 employees of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad Company who were affected by symptoms of carpel tunnel syndrome.
Sick and tired of living with a laundry list of debilitating chronic symptoms, including mental confusion, irritability, short temper, memory loss, uncontrollable bursts of anger, tingling/numbness in my hands and feet, muscle spasms, sharp rectal and vaginal pains, carpel tunnel, sore throats, urinary infections, ulcerated esophagus, reflux, irritable bowel, acne, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, tremors, overwhelming fatigue, slurred speech, neck and shoulder pain, depression, anxiety attacks, low self-esteem, hearing problems, blurred vision, headaches, heart palpitation, irregular menstruation, and a miscarriage at 51/2 months while in my senior year of dental school.