caruncula


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Noun1.caruncula - an outgrowth on a plant or animal such as a fowl's wattle or a protuberance near the hilum of certain seedscaruncula - an outgrowth on a plant or animal such as a fowl's wattle or a protuberance near the hilum of certain seeds
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
lappet, wattle - a fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards
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Canthus Point in the corner of the eye where the lower and upper eyelids meet Glabella The gap between eyebrows Caruncula The pink lump in the corner of an eye.