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cornu

 [kor´noo] (pl. cor´nua) (L.)
cornu ammo´nis hippocampus.
cornu sacra´le either of two hook-shaped processes extending downward from the arch of the last sacral vertebra.

cor·nu

, gen.

cor·nus

, pl.

cor·nu·a

(kōr'nū, -nŭs, -nū-ă),
1.
See also: lateral ventricle. Synonym(s): horn
2. Any structure composed of horny substance.
See also: lateral ventricle.
3. One of the coronal extensions of the dental pulp underlying a cusp or lobe.
See also: lateral ventricle.
4. The major subdivisions of the lateral ventricle in the cerebral hemisphere (the frontal horn, occipital horn, and temporal horn).
See also: lateral ventricle.
5. The major divisions of the gray columns of the spinal cord (anterior horn, lateral horn, and posterior horn).
[L. horn]

cornu

/cor·nu/ (kor´noo) pl. cor´nua   [L.] horn.
cornu ammo´nis  hippocampus.
cornu cuta´neum  cutaneous horn.
sacral cornu , cornu sacra´le either of two hook-shaped processes extending down from the arch of the last sacral vertebra.

cornu

(kôr′no͞o, -nyo͞o)
n. pl. cor·nua (-no͞o-ə, -nyo͞o-ə)
A part or structure, such as a bony protuberance, that resembles a horn.

cor′nu·al (-əl) adj.

cor·nu

, pl. cornua (kōr'nū, -nū-ă) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): horn.
2. Any structure composed of horny substance.
3. One of the coronal extensions of the dental pulp underlying a cusp or lobe.
4. The major subdivisions of the lateral ventricle in the cerebral hemisphere (the frontal horn, occipital horn, and temporal horn).
See also: lateral ventricle
5. The major divisions of the gray columns of the spinal cord (anterior horn, lateral horn, posterior horn).
[L. horn]

cor·nu

, pl. cornua (kōr'nū, -nū-ă) [TA]
1. [TA]
Synonym(s): horn.
2. One of the coronal extensions of the dental pulp underlying a cusp or lobe.
[L. horn]

cornu (kôr´nōō),

n a bony projection.

cornu

pl. cornua [L.] horn; a hornlike excrescence or projection; a structure that appears horn-shaped, especially in section. See also cornual.

cornu ammonis
dorsal cornu
the dorsal protuberance of gray matter in the spinal cord. Called also dorsal horn.
lateral cornu
the lateral projection from the lateral intermediate substance of the spinal cord. It is prominent only in the thoracolumbar parts of the cord.
nasal cornu
the slender, ventral part of the comma-shaped alar cartilages that make up the support for the rim of the nostril.
thyroid cartilage cornu
there are rostral and caudal cornua borne on this cartilage.
uterine cornu
the horns of the uterus.
ventral cornu
the ventral horn of gray matter in the spinal cord. Contains the motor horn cells for the neurons of the peripheral nerves.
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