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cor·ne·ous

 (kôr′nē-əs)
adj.
Made of horn or a hornlike substance; horny.

[From Latin corneus, from cornū, horn; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

corneous

(ˈkɔːnɪəs)
adj
(Biology) horny; hornlike
[C17: from Latin corneus horny, from cornū horn]

cor•ne•ous

(ˈkɔr ni əs)

adj.
consisting of a horny substance; horny.
[1640–50; < Latin corneus horny =corn(ū) horn + -eus -eous]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.corneous - made of horn (or of a substance resembling horn)
hard - resisting weight or pressure
Translations

cor·ne·ous

a. córneo, rel. a la córnea; calloso-a.
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Age estimation was initially evaluated by interpreting growth increments (annular rings) of both the operculum (the corneous plate that closes the opening of the shell when animal is retracted) and the statolith (calcium carbonate structures within gastropod sense organs used for equilibrium).
The differentiation also led to an even, stratified layer that was positive for filaggrin, which is essential for the corneous layer (Mildner et al.
The latter also have eight arms and two feeding tentacles, but instead of a sepion they bear an internal, flattened, corneous, quill-like structure called a 'pen' or gladius (Norman and Reid 2000).
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By analyzing, we can know the reason of self-cleaning is that the powder of wings are made of flat capsule with the size about 100 microns, and capsule is made of corneous layer composed with countless chitin and its surface is not bright and clean.
1d), without scales or dorsal setae, elytra striated without pubescence; the face (snout) is thick and curved, nearly as long as the pronotum, antenna geniculate, inserted at the base of the snout, and the antennal club corneous is compact with the apical part of a spongy appearance and concave.
The shell is corneous or whitish and lacks other pigmentation.
Median lobes of pseudepiphallus not separated from the pseudepiphallic sclerite, shaped as two corneous lobes Strogulomorpha Desutter 4A- Male forewing longer than pronotum, covering one third the abdominal length, its posterior margin with a characteristic arrowhead-shaped projection.
Cell fragments, corneous plates and secretion from the sebum may also be found (Montalti et al.
When the dermal tissue samples were stained by Mallory trichrome, the epithelial tissue and corneous layer showed a better preservation when fixed in microwave oven.
0 mm in length combined with a capsule possessing a hardened endocarp, that is osseous or corneous, interiorly, present only at the capsule apex, and not found below 1 mm in length from the apex.