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clavus

 [kla´vus] (pl. cla´vi) (L.)
clavus hyste´ricus a sharp, painful sensation as if a nail were being driven into the head. It is usually regarded as a conversion symptom.

cla·vus

, pl.

cla·vi

(klā'vŭs, -vī),
1. A small conic callosity caused by pressure over a bony prominence, usually on a toe. Synonym(s): corn
[L. a nail, wart, corn]

clavus

(klā′vəs, klä′-)
n.
See corn2.

cla·vus

, pl. clavi (klā'vŭs, -vī)
A small conic callosity caused by pressure over a bony prominence, usually on a toe.
Synonym(s): heloma.
[L. a nail, wart, corn]

clavus

A corn.

Patient discussion about clavus

Q. What corn based products can I eat. I have diverticular disease. I love corn tortillas, corn bread, corn dogs.

A. The dietary recommendations for people with diverticular disease of the colon are usually to add fibers-rich foods (fruits, vegetables etc.). As far as I know corn isn't especially rich in dietary fibers, so I don't know about any recommended corn-based foods, although I don't know about any recommendations to refrain from eating corn-based foods.

If you have any questions regarding this subject, you may consult your doctor. You may also read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/dietaryfiber.html

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Uncus slender and long, sharp apically; tegumen broad; valva intermediate in size; cucullus arched; harpe slender and sharp apically, shorter than uncus; sacculus processus pointed apically; clavus rectangular; saccus intermediate in size (Figs.
1-2 and 6) fuscous, with a few white spots scattered at the basal area before apex of clavus, base of clavus with 2 yellowish white markings, veins reddish fuscous with part behind apex of clavus reddish, callus blackish brown, tinged with reddish orange margin, apical and outer margins reddish.
Forewings: Clavus mostly orangish brown, darker at extremities; basal corium brown, then yellowish brown, with narrow apical white stripe contiguous with whitish basal area of cuneus, remainder of cuneus and membrane dark brown.
16 and 25; veins and tubercles brown; stigma brown to dark brown; clavus with dark brown stain on apical third, sometimes extending to end of clavus; clavus suture brown.
Hemelytron hyaline; apex of clavus slightly darkened; apex of embolium and apical 1/3 of cuneus dark brown; membrane pale grayish brown, subhyaline, with posteriorly brownish veins.
Body length 4.12 [+ or -] 0.25; head length 0.48 [+ or -] 0.1; width across eyes 0.72 [+ or -] 0.02; interocular distance 0.41 [+ or -] 0.04; antennal segments: I 0.29 [+ or -] 0.01, II 0.48 [+ or -] 0.02, III 0.33 [+ or -] 0.03, IV 0.55 [+ or -] 0.05; rostral segments: I 0.43 [+ or -] 0.04, II 0.44 [+ or -] 0.05, III 0.38 [+ or -] 0.08, IV 0.35 [+ or -] 0.05; pronotum: length 0.83 [+ or -] 0.06, width across anterior margin 0.7 [+ or -] 0.01, width across humeral angles 1.42 [+ or -] 0.08; scutellum: length 0.54 [+ or -] 0.04, width 0.72 [+ or -] 0.02; length claval comissure 0.42 [+ or -] 0.02; width across apex of clavus 1.83 [+ or -] 0.14; length hemelytra 2.97 [+ or -] 0.11; length membrane 1.38 [+ or -] 0.08.
DIAGNOSIS: Recognized by the generally pale, oval body, yellowish shiny dorsum, large brown patches and black spots on the mesoscutum and scutellum, hyaline hemelytron, a dark brown spot each on the apices of the clavus, embolium, and the inner medial margin of the cuneus, and almost entirely pale legs (Figs.
Dorsal coloration: Head orange, with apex of juga, and outer face of ocelli black; antennal segments I and IV dark orange, and II and III dark orange with apical joint brown; pronotum orange hazel with humeral spines black; scutellum orange hazel, basally with 2 black spots lateral to midline; clavus orange hazel; corium orange hazel with 3 black spots near middle third of endocorium; hemelytral membrane dark brown; connexival segments III to VI glossy orange, VII glossy orange with posterior margin brown; abdominal segments III to VI glossy orange, VII glossy orange with wide brown spot at middle third.
1): Elongate, completely covering the abdomen; lateral margin nearly straight, slightly wider at level of apex of embolium, clavus elevated with respect to corium surface; claval suture impressed; embolium well delimited, apex ending close to cuneal fracture, not greatly expanded inward; cuneus slightly longer than wide; membrane with two cells.
The primary characters used for species identification were, not in order of importance, (1) number of coremata lobes and the shape of (2) clavus, (3) sacculus, (4) costal process, (5) basal sclerite of clasper, and (6) juxta.
DIAGNOSIS: Recognized by its large size (3.47-4.31), the large eye, the rather large brown or reddish dots, which are distributed rather evenly on corium, clavus and cuneus, with small interspersed areas free of dots (Fig.
Dorsal coloration: head black; antennal segments I to III yellow, IV pale brown; pronotum and scutellum shiny orange; clavus shiny orange with black punctures; corium shiny orange with black discoidal spot adjacent to inner face of apical margin; hemelytral membrane pale brown; connexivum black with lateral border shiny orange; abdominal terga III to VI orange, VII black.