corniculate


Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to corniculate: corniculate process

cor·nic·u·late

 (kôr-nĭk′yə-lāt′, -lĭt)
adj.
Having horns or hornlike projections.

[Latin corniculātus, from corniculum, diminutive of cornū, horn; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

corniculate

(kɔːˈnɪkjʊˌleɪt; -lɪt)
adj
1. having horns or hornlike projections
2. relating to or resembling a horn
[C17: from Latin corniculātus horned, from corniculum a little horn, from cornū horn]

cor•nic•u•late

(kɔrˈnɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt)

adj.
having horns or hornlike parts; horned.
[1640–50; < Latin corniculātus crescent-shaped]
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
unpaired thyroid, cricoid, and epiglottis and paired arytenoid, cuneiform, and corniculate.
These margins involved the medial piriform sinus mucosa, the aryepiglottic fold and corniculate cartilage, and the interarytenoid mucosa.
Mesenchymal condensation for corniculate and cuneiform cartilages is observed a little above the arytenoids on both sides of the ventricular cavity.
Prescott advised surgeons to focus on three supraglouic elements during the physical examination: the epiglottis, the aryepiglottic folds, and the mucosa over the corniculate cartilages on the arytenoids.