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cornu

play
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 of cornu

Latin


First Known Use: 1691


Medical Dictionary

cornu

play
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



Learn More about cornu

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "cornu" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "cornu"


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