Definition of Carunculous
1. Adjective. Resembling a caruncle.
Partainyms: Caruncle, Caruncle
Derivative terms: Caruncle, Caruncula, Caruncle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carunculous
Literary usage of Carunculous
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1889)
"The carunculous nature of the skin was visible in the enlarged vestibule in which the prepuce of the clitoris appeared, though almost obliterated. ..."
2. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York by New York Academy of Sciences (1828)
"... as well as half of the neck : throat with a longitudinal, carunculous appendage : a pendulous bristly tuft on the inferior portion of the neck. ..."
3. Lectures on the Morbid Anatomy of the Serous and Mucous Membranesby Thomas Hodgkin by Thomas Hodgkin (1840)
"... Tuberculous Deposit — Consequent Ulceration — carunculous Edges—Tuberculous Matter in the Lacteals and Mesenteric Glands —Malignant Disease—Parasitical ..."
4. The London Medical Gazette (1828)
"A callus or carunculous granulation is secreted on the surface of bones which have been artificially deprived of their periosteum, and it is astonishing how ..."
5. Contributions to medicine and midwifery by Thomas Edward Beatty (1866)
"... examination : there presented at the orifice of the vagina on either side, and in immediate contiguity to the carunculous remains of the hymen, ..."
6. Mathews' Medical Quarterly (1895)
"Micturition was also painful, being aggravated by carunculous growths at the meatus. These latter were removed, and the irritation treated with aristol, ..."