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nodule

 [nod´ūl]
a small node that is solid and can be detected by touch.
Albini's n's gray nodules of the size of small grains, sometimes seen on the free edges of the atrioventricular valves of infants; they are remains of fetal structures.
apple jelly n's minute, yellowish or reddish brown, translucent nodules, seen on diascopic examination of the lesions of lupus vulgaris.
Aschoff's n's Aschoff's bodies.
Gamna n's brown or yellow pigmented nodules seen in the spleen in certain cases of enlargement, such as Gamna's disease and siderotic splenomegaly.
Jeanselme's n's (juxta-articular n's) gummata of tertiary syphilis and of nonvenereal treponemal diseases, located on joint capsules, bursae, or tendon sheaths.
lymphatic nodule
2. a small dense accumulation of lymphocytes found within the cortex of a lymph node, expressing the cytogenic and defense functions of the tissue. Called also lymph or lymphatic follicle.
milker's n's hard circumscribed nodules on the hands of those who milk cows affected with cowpox.
rheumatic n's small, round or oval, mostly subcutaneous nodules made up chiefly of a mass of Aschoff's bodies and seen in rheumatic fever.
Schmorl's nodule Schmorl's node.
singer's n's vocal cord nodules.
surfer's n's hyperplastic, fibrosing granulomas occurring over bony prominences of the lower limbs and feet as a result of repeated trauma from kneeling on surfboards.
teacher's n's vocal cord nodules.
typhus n's minute nodules produced by perivascular infiltration of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and mononuclear cells in rickettsial disease; they were originally described in typhus.
nodule of vermis the part of the vermis of the cerebellum, on the ventral surface, where the inferior medullary velum attaches.
vocal n's (vocal cord n's) small white nodules appearing on the vocal cords in chorditis tuberosa with excessive use of the voice; called also singer's nodes or nodules and teacher's nodes or nodules.

nod·u·lus

, pl.

no·du·li

(nod'yū-lŭs, nod'ū-lī), [TA]
1. Synonym(s): nodule
2. The posterior extremity of the inferior vermis of the cerebellum, forming with the posterior medullary velum the central portion of the flocculonodular lobe.
[L. dim. of nodus]

nodulus

/nod·u·lus/ (nod´u-lus) pl. no´duli   [L.] nodule.

nod·u·lus

, pl. noduli (nod'yū-lŭs, -lī) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): nodule.
2. The posterior extremity of the inferior vermis of the cerebellum, forming with the posterior medullary velum the central portion of the flocculonodular lobe.
Synonym(s): nodulus vermis [TA] .
[L. dim. of nodus]

nodulus

pl. noduli [L.] nodule.
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El entrenamiento que lleva al macho a ser sexualmente experto produce una respuesta transitoria en la mitad distal de la capa molecular en la lingula y el nodulus, asi como en los lobulos 6 y 7.
18) Additionally, dogs have been rendered immune to motion sickness by ablation of the nodulus and uvula of the cerebellum.
This is a small family comprised of four genera characterized by a single pseudo- nodulus, radial areolation, an abrupt transition from the valve face to the valve margin, and a single ring of marginal labiate processes.