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 (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.


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


(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
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Ad scribendum vero scriptorium, pennas, cretam, pumices duo, cornua duo, scalpellum unum, ad radenda pergamena novaculas sive rasoria duo, punctorium unum, subulam unam, plumbum, regulam, postem ad regulandum, tabulas, graphium" (79).
If the patient's symptoms are systemic and possibly reflective of PET fiber reactions, a wedge resection of the cornua may provide more peace of mind that PET fibers will not be left in situ.
Identify the fundus and the position of the uterine cavity by locating both uterine cornua and imagining a straight line between them.
In the caudal block Group C, on the other hand, after anaesthetising the patient by the standard general anaesthesia method, the patient was put in lateral decubitus position, and following the necessary sterilisation and covering procedures, in line with the absolute asepsis and antisepsis conditions in surgery, sacral cornua was palpated, sacral hiatus was located, and bupivacaine 0.
Usually, the fifth inferior articular process of sacrum is connected to the coccygeal cornua by intercornual ligaments and forms the sacral hiatus.
Particular findings include horizontal thyroid cartilage fractures (Figure 1), fractures of the superior thyroid cornua as well as hyoid fractures (Figure 2), malalignment and malposition injuries.
Hypopharyngeal sclerites and dorsal and ventral cornua heavily sclerotized except posterior ends of cornua, which are lightly sclerotized.
imbellem non sic amplexa iuuencum infestante lupo tunc primum feta tuetur mater et ancipiti circumfert cornua gyro; ipsa nihil metuens sexusque oblita minoris spumat et ingentes imitatur femina tauros.
56 in gravid cornua and Singh (1994) mentioned higher number of cotyledons 75.
Laura: Vide, uide, in filio uidentur cornua patris.