cornu

noun cor·nu \ ˈkȯr-(ˌ)nü , -(ˌ)nyü \

Definition of cornu

plural cornua play \ˈkȯr-nü-ə, -nyü-\
: a horn-shaped anatomical part (as of the uterus)

cornual

play \ˈkȯr-nü-əl, -nyü-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of cornu

Latin


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cornu

noun cor·nu \ ˈkȯr-(ˌ)n(y)ü \

medical Definition of cornu

plural cornua play \-n(y)ə-wə\
: 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

play \-n(y)ə-wəl\ adjective

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