Definition of Caruncles

1. Noun. (plural of caruncle) ¹



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Definition of Caruncles

1. caruncle [n] - See also: caruncle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Caruncles

cartwhip
cartwhipped
cartwhipping
cartwhippings
cartwhips
cartwright
cartwrights
carubicin
carubinose
carucage
carucages
carucate
carucates
carumonam
caruncle
caruncles (current term)
caruncula
caruncula lacrimalis
caruncula salivaris
caruncula sublingualis
caruncular
carunculate
carunculated
carunculous
carvable
carvacrol
carvacrols
carve

Literary usage of Caruncles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Venereal Disease by John Hunter, Freeman Josiah Bumstead, Ph. Ricord (1859)
"Of caruncles or Excrescences in the Urethra. Strictures are not supposed to be the only causes of obstruction to the passage of urine in this canal; ..."

2. Clinical Lectures on the Diseases of Women by James Young Simpson (1872)
"In these plates, however, the caruncles are represented as being of a far larger size than they are in most of the cases that will come under your ..."

3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1860)
"ON THE TREATMENT OF URETHRAL caruncles. By Dr. JY SIMPSON, Professor of Medicine and Midwifery in the University of Edinburgh. [The occurrence of florid red ..."

4. A Manual of gynaecology by Thomas Watts Eden (1911)
"THE URETHRA Urethral caruncles.—These small growths from the urinary meatus ... The adenomatous caruncles are sometimes very sensitive, but observers have ..."

5. Transactions of the Obstetrical Society of London: Vol. I-XLIX, for the Year by Obstetrical Society of London (1906)
"caruncles may be grouped into two main classes, (1) Granulomata, (2) New-growths. The granulomata (Section 1) arise as the result of urethral infections, ..."

6. Pain: Its Origin, Conduction, Perception and Diagnostic Significance by Richard Joseph Behan (1914)
"Urethral caruncles.—Urethral caruncles, found only in the female, are very painful to the touch. They also give rise to very considerable pain on the ..."

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