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n. pl. cor·nu·a (-no͞o-ə, -nyo͞o-ə)
A part or structure, such as a bony protuberance, that resembles a horn.
cor′nu·al (-əl) adj.
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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]
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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]
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|Noun||1.||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"
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