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cornu

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noun cor·nu \ˈkȯr-(ˌ)nü, -(ˌ)nyü\

Definition of cornu

plural

cornua

play \-nü-ə, -nyü-\
  1. :  a horn-shaped anatomical part (as of the uterus)

cornual

play \-nü-əl, -nyü-\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of cornu

Latin


First Known Use: 1691


Medical Dictionary

cornu

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noun cor·nu \ˈkȯr-(ˌ)n(y)ü\

Medical Definition of cornu

plural

cornua

\-n(y)ə-wə\play
  1. :  a horn-shaped anatomical structure (as either of the lateral divisions of a bicornuate uterus, one of the lateral processes of the hyoid bone, or one of the gray columns of the spinal cord)

cornual

\-n(y)ə-wəl\play adjective



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