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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Por su parte, el nervio infratroclear se origina en el foramen etmoidal anterior, se dirige hacia adelante por debajo de la troclea del musculo oblicuo superior del ojo, llega al angulo medial del ojo en donde se comunica con el nervio supratroclear y proporciona ramos para el saco y caruncula lagrimal, conjuntiva, tegumentos de los parpados superior e inferior y nariz (Knox, 1831; Wilson, 1855; Gray, 1858; Jones, 1894).
Eyelid redness and swelling were present in 33.3%, redness of caruncula lacrimalis and conjunctival injection were in 27.8% and 38.9%, respectively, and chemosis was present in 11.1% of GO+ patients.
El hocico es corto, redondeado, como el de un porcino, con vestigios de una caruncula (Piccinini et al.
Semillas elipsoidales, 1.5-1.8 x 0.8-1 mm, con una caruncula conspicua, de color castano por debajo de la cubierta seminal hialina y finamente rugosa.