Definition of Caruncular

1. Adjective. Resembling a caruncle.

Exact synonyms: Carunculous
Partainyms: Caruncle, Caruncle
Derivative terms: Caruncle, Caruncula, Caruncle



Definition of Caruncular

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or like, a caruncle; furnished with caruncles.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Caruncular

carubicin
carubinose
carucage
carucages
carucate
carucates
carumonam
caruncle
caruncles
caruncula
caruncula lacrimalis
caruncula salivaris
caruncula sublingualis
caruncular (current term)
carunculate
carunculated
carunculous
carvable
carvacrol
carvacrols
carve
carve out
carve up
carved
carved in stone
carvedilol
carvel
carvel-built

Literary usage of Caruncular

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

1. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1889)
"The petrification was thought to represent a secondary phenomenon resulting from a prolonged continuous compression of the caruncular nutritive vessels ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1892)
"—Ovoid. Seed.— Curved, only moderately hairy, Seed.—Hardly curved, covered with ap- caruncular lobes, nearly as long as the seed, pressed- silky hairs. ..."

3. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1842)
"The caruncular excrescence and other vascular polypi not of a carcinomatous character, when small, may be effectually treated by a few applications of lunar ..."

4. The Diseases of Women: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners by John Bland-Sutton, Arthur Edward Giles (1897)
"In the early stage the skin of the labia minora, vestibule, and clitoris is smooth and shiny; the urethral meatus presents a red, caruncular appearance, ..."

5. Diseases of the Urinary Organs: A Compendium of Their Diagnosis, Pathology by William Wallace Morland (1858)
"caruncular AN'D CELLULO-VASCULAR GROWTHS; ... excite the suspicion of its presence, when caruncular and polypoid bodies are developed in the ure. thra. ..."

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