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cornual

 (kor´noo-al)
pertaining to a horn or cornu.

cor·nu·al

(kōr'nū-ăl),
Relating to a cornu.

cornual

/cor·nu·al/ (kor´nu-al) pertaining to a horn, especially to the horns of the spinal cord.

cor·nu·al

(kōr'nū-ăl)
Relating to a cornu.

cornual, cornuate

pertaining to a horn: (1) to the horns of the spinal cord, (2) to the horns of a cow, bull, buck or ram.

cornual nerve block
regional anesthesia applied to the base of the bovine frontal horn core for the purpose of performing a painless cornuectomy.
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The clinical course of our patient consisted of a minilaparotomy, which showed a bicornuate uterus with a right cornual pregnancy (Figure 6).
Ultrasound can sometimes be used for diagnosis if a cornual hematometra is large enough, Dr.
McCausland wondered, "Where is the cornual bleeding going?
Yeh said that he has identified two ultrasound markers, the cornual point and the interstitial line, that can be used to determine the precise location of a pregnancy.
There is a cornual point at the tip of each upper corner of the endometrial cavity, marking the precise division between the endometrium and fallopian tube.
Yeh and others have also identified the interstitial line or lines, which are a series of one to four parallel lines spanning the distance between the cornual point and the attachment of the fallopian tube to the side wall of the uterus.
Four patients had cornual pregnancies (pregnancies abutting the cornual point), two patients had subcornual pregnancies (below the cornual point), one had an interstitial pregnancy (in the interstitial portion of the fallopian tube), and one had an interstitial-isthmic pregnancy (in the interstitial-isthmic junction of the fallopian tube).
The patients with interstitial and interstitial-isthmic pregnancies and one of the patients with a cornual pregnancy underwent surgery.
When considering the 15%-20% long-term amenorrhea rate after balloon ablation, he said that he wonders, "Where is the cornual bleeding going?