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caruncle

[′ka‚rəŋ·kəl]
(anatomy)
Any normal or abnormal fleshy outgrowth, such as the comb and wattles of fowl or the mass in the inner canthus of the eye.
(botany)
A fleshy outgrowth developed from the seed coat near the hilum in some seeds, such as the castor bean.
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But on the second, as I hunted from a different ground blind, my arrow hit the bulbous red caruncles at the base of the neck on a mature gobbler with an audible thwack
They have fleshy red skin around their necks, called caruncles, and male turkeys also have a long fleshy appendage dangling from their forehead over their beak called a snood.
Male turkeys, or stags, have a red or blue skin around their neck called caruncles and a long fleshy appendage from their head called a snood.
Regarding the fixing in the sublingual surface (ventral) of the tongue and floor of mouth, in relation to the normal frenulum, predominated in the fixation in the middle third/sublingual caruncles (28%).
Hydrallantois could usually be associated with a diseased uterus in which most of caruncles in one horn were affected, become not functional and atrophied rest of the placentomes in other horn were enlarged, edematous and possibly diseased (Roberts, 1971).
Urethral caruncles are the most common urethral disease among females.
Manual removal is only attempted after 18-24 hours of calving under aseptic condition, not exceeding 10 minutes, without injury to maternal caruncles.
To locate caruncles, the transducer was placed as to that for uterus.
The endometrium of the prepubertal sheep shows histologycaly caruncles, aglandulares areas of dense estroma rich in fibroblastos, that will become points of placental insertation during the gestation and intercarunculares areas constituted by endometrium glandular proliferative of compact estroma and not very prominent vessels.
The placental cotyledons were attached to maternal caruncles and mild to severe bleeding were noticed.
The fetal membranes were easily separated out from caruncles.