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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.]
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corneous

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

(ˈkɔr ni əs)

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

cor·ne·ous

a. córneo, rel. a la córnea; calloso-a.
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Propodi length/height ratios: 2.8, 2.7 (second), 2.7, 2.6 (third) for each sex and 2.8 (fourth) for both male and female; ventral surface with small corneous spines as follows: second pereopod with two proximal and three distal (one subdistal, two distoventral) spines, third with three proximal and three distal spines, fourth with two (male) or three (female) proximal and three distal spines.
Owing to the admirable moisturizing effect, hydroxyethyl urea can penetrate the corneous layer and improve the relieve dry, fill the fine lines, and skin moisture content as well as stability of the emulsion system in cold condition.
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Moreover, differentiation was reflected by a thick corneous layer composed of cell-nucleus-free corneocytes.
Awareness of the importance of decontaminating living tissues has increased, mainly due to a realization that the patient is the primary source of infection, since microorganisms live on the skin surface, especially on the corneous layer, as well as inside the sweat glands, sebaceous follicles, and hair follicles (RODRIGUES et al., 1997).
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 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).
Nothing bother the corneous of society more than killing an ungainly person.
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.