Pronunciation: (kar'ung-kul, ku-rung'-), [key]
1. Bot.a protuberance at or surrounding the hilum of a seed.
2. Zool.a fleshy excrescence, as on the head of a bird; a fowl's comb.
3. Anat.a small, fleshy growth.
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