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Adj.1.hornlike - made of horn (or of a substance resembling horn)
hard - resisting weight or pressure
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The hornlike formation protruding from young adults these days, a scientist told The Post , is "a portent of something nasty going on elsewhere".
New research in biomechanics suggests that young people are developing hornlike spikes at the back of their skulls bone spurs caused by the forward tilt of the head, which shifts weight from the spine to the muscles at the back of the head, causing bone growth in the connecting tendons and ligaments.
A garment stippled with colorful patches serves her as a kind of shawl, her hair tied up in an odd bun that makes for a hornlike protrusion; the title alludes to Dtirer's famous 1515 woodcut.
The dependence of [K.sup.+]/[[pi].sup.+] values with energy shows the presence of the hornlike structure in case of DPMJET III simulated events.
(46) By the time these cells reach the skin's surface, they become cornified or hornlike, transforming into protein-rich bricks tightly bound together by a layer of mortar composed of various lipids, up to 50% of which are ceramides.
(4) He first used the term keratomileusis, derived from two Greek words, keras (hornlike, cornea) and mileusis (carving).
Intervening stag hornlike vascular spaces, pseudovascular spaces and floret giant cells were seen.
"The drawing of the odd object on the cover seemed suggestive, too, in connection with the title I'd chosen for the volume, An Image for Longing, with its hornlike extensions reaching in different directions."
Twelve miles north of Crater Lake, Thielsen's final 80 feet arc into the sky with a hornlike serif.
Hard pad disease, which develops two weeks after a dog contracts an active distemper infection, causes thick, hornlike callusing of the nose and paw pads.