caruncle

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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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Kahn and Leidl (1989), Gulvane (2005) and Jadhav (2005) observed caruncular echogenicity as mushroom like protrusion into anechoic uterine lumen, whereas in present study caruncles appeared as bright hyperechoic structure encircled with visible anechoic line which may be due to anatomical variations.
El objetivo del presente estudio fue medir la eficacia y la seguridad de la tecnica de puncion unica peribulbar caruncular para distintos procedimientos quirurgicos llevados a cabo en una clinica oftalmologica en la ciudad de Popayan (Colombia).
Samples of the maternal caruncular (CAR) and fetal cotyledonary (COT) portions of the placenta were snap frozen and later analyzed for vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), vascular endothelial growth factor receptor- 1 (VEGFR-1), vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 (VEGFR-2), angiopoietin-1 (ANG-1), angiopoietin-2 (ANG-2), receptor for both Ang-1 and Ang-2 Tie-2, fibroblast growth factor (FGF), endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS), and soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC).
Para el ciclo estral, el mayor ACS encontrado fue el de la zona caruncular al d 14 y el menor en la intercaruncular en el d 0; hubo diferencias entre los valores de ACS obtenidos para las zonas en los dos dias estudiados (P<0,01).
La inmunocitoquimica revelo, para los receptores de estrogenos, inmumnoreactividad positiva moderada en el estroma endometrial y muy aisladamente en el epitelio glandular, no encontrandose diferencias entre zona caruncular e intercaruncular.
For each ewe, separate placentomes were fixed with Carnoy's solution by vascular perfusion of the caruncular (CAR; maternal portion of the placenta), or cotyledonary (COT; the fetal portion of the placenta) tissues.