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cor·nu

 (kôr′no͞o, -nyo͞o)
n. pl. cor·nu·a (-no͞o-ə, -nyo͞o-ə)
A part or structure, such as a bony protuberance, that resembles a horn.

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

cor′nu·al (-əl) adj.

cornu

(ˈkɔːnjuː)
n, pl -nua (-njʊə)
(Anatomy) anatomy a part or structure resembling a horn or having a hornlike pattern, such as a cross section of the grey matter of the spinal cord
[C17: from Latin: a horn]
ˈcornual adj

cor•nu

(ˈkɔr nu, -nyu)

n., pl. -nu•a (-nu ə, -nyu ə)
Anat. a horn-shaped bone or other part.
[1685–95; < Latin: horn]
cor′nu•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cornu - (anatomy) any structure that resembles a horn in shape
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
References in periodicals archive ?
INTRODUCTION: Cornu cutaneum (Cutaneous horn) refers to a well-defined cone-shaped lesion with hyper-keratotic features.
Cornu cutaneum is a lesion with hyperkeratoses resembling that of an animal horn and its length varies from a few millimeters to centimeters.
Cutaneous horn, also referred to as cornu cutaneum, is a clinical (morphologic) diagnosis, not a precise pathologic diagnosis.