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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3 mm wide, base incurved, back with two elliptical, confluent nectar sacs at base, these distally red, with 3 vertical grooves below neck and with 3 united or separate carunculae (fragmented callus) ca 1,5 mm from scale neck, neck conspicuously thickened, slightly recurved, without filaments, laterally protracted into two small erect wings ca.
There ate no thorough works in relation with the huemul embryonic development, however, extrapolating from what is known from other cervidae it is inferred that the uterus is bicorneal and that it presents endometrial carunculae.