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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.
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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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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