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  • as inpimple
  • as increst

synonyms for caruncle

  • acne
  • blemish
  • blister
  • lump
  • abscess
  • blackhead
  • boil
  • bump
  • carbuncle
  • excrescence
  • furuncle
  • hickey
  • inflammation
  • papule
  • pustule
  • spot
  • whitehead
  • zit
  • beauty spot
  • papula
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How to use caruncle in a sentence

A urethral caruncle is a bright red, tender tumour, usually on the posterior portion of the urethral orifice.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
The latter operation consists in excising a wedge-shaped piece of the posterior wall of the urethra containing the caruncle.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
Retraction of the caruncle is best avoided by closing the conjunctival wound with a stitch, and thus pulling the caruncle forward.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
A short and thickish appendage at or close to the hilum in certain seeds is called a Caruncle or Strophiole (Fig. 419).
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
Did you ever hear of the caruncle on the head of the turkey?
CORNELL NATURE-STUDY LEAFLETSVARIOUS
Below A is seen a small conical elevation, with black dots (the lacrymal papilla or caruncle).
A PRACTICAL PHYSIOLOGYALBERT F. BLAISDELL
The role of the caruncle in opening the shell seems to vary among different species of turtles.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE ORNATE BOX TURTLE, TERRAPENE ORNATA ORNATA AGASSIZJOHN M. LEGLER
Almost every caruncle present after 50 days could be flicked off easily with a probe or fingernail.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE ORNATE BOX TURTLE, TERRAPENE ORNATA ORNATA AGASSIZJOHN M. LEGLER
The caruncle remains on the beak for a variable length of time, but never is present in the spring following hatching.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE ORNATE BOX TURTLE, TERRAPENE ORNATA ORNATA AGASSIZJOHN M. LEGLER
Caruncle, kar-unk′l, n. a small fleshy excrescence, as the wattles of the turkey-cock.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO CARUNCLE

  • aigrette
  • caruncle
  • chine
  • cockscomb
  • comb
  • crown
  • feather
  • hogback
  • mane
  • panache
  • plume
  • ridge
  • tassel
  • tuft
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