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horn

 [horn]
1. a pointed projection such as the paired processes on the head of various animals, or other structure resembling them in shape.
2. an excrescence or projection shaped like the horn of an animal.
anterior horn of spinal cord the horn-shaped configuration presented by the anterior column of the spinal cord in transverse section; called also ventral horn of spinal cord.
cicatricial horn a hard, dry outgrowth from a scar, often scaly and occasionally osseous.
dorsal horn of spinal cord posterior horn of spinal cord.
lateral horn of spinal cord the horn-shaped configuration presented by the lateral column of the spinal cord in transverse section.
posterior horn of spinal cord the horn-shaped configuration presented by the posterior column of the spinal cord in transverse section; called also dorsal horn of spinal cord.
sebaceous horn a hard outgrowth of the contents of a sebaceous cyst.
ventral horn of spinal cord anterior horn of spinal cord.
warty horn a hard, pointed outgrowth of a wart.

horn

(hōrn), [TA]
Any structure resembling a horn in shape.
Synonym(s): cornu (1)
[A.S.]

horn

(hôrn)
n.
1. One of the hard, usually permanent structures projecting from the head of certain mammals, such as cattle, sheep, goats, or antelopes, consisting of a bony core covered with a sheath of keratinous material.
2. A hard protuberance, such as an antler or projection on the head of a giraffe or rhinoceros, that is similar to or suggestive of a horn.
3.
a. The hard smooth keratinous material forming the outer covering of the horns of cattle or related animals.
b. A natural or synthetic substance resembling this material.

horn adj.
horn′ist n.

horn

(hōrn) [TA]
1. A hard projection; consisting largely of compact keratin, tapering to a point, usually paired, on the head of certain mammals.
2. Any structure resembling a horn in shape.
Synonym(s): cornu (1) .
[A.S.]

horn

A rare, age-related local overgrowth of the horny layer of the skin so that a short, cylindrical, horn-like protrusion occurs. Cutaneous horns are easily removed but the base may be found to be cancerous.

horn

(hōrn) [TA]
Any structure resembling a horn in shape.
Synonym(s): cornu (1) .
[A.S.]
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They avoided me and fought in America," added Pacquiao, referring to Horn's decision to take on welterweight star Terence Crawford last September in Las Vegas.
The letter makes clear that Bonhams should permanently refuse to sell rhino horn since its parent company, Epiris, states on its website the belief that'careful management of Environmental, Social and Governance ('ESG') issues is not only good business practice but also an essential part of delivering strong and sustainable returns for investors.'One of its specific commitments is'reduction in the consumption of raw materials, especially virgin materials or materials likely to result in loss or harm of protected habitats and/or endangered species.'
Jenni Brandon's Dawn is a beautiful single movement work that starts out with a pointillistic piano ostinato underneath wildly expressive horn phrases requiring the performer to flutter tongue, play stopped, and bend pitches, among other extended techniques.
The important consideration in these cases is not the horn, but the underlying pathology which may be benign (Seborrheic keratosis, viral warts, histiocytoma, inverted follicular keratosis, verrucous epidermal nevus, molluscum contagiosum, etc.), premalignant (Solar keratosis, arsenical keratosis, Bowen's disease) or malignant (Squamous cell carcinoma, rarely basal cell carcinoma, metastatic renal carcinoma, granular cell tumour, sebaceous carcinoma or Kaposi's sarcoma.
Contrary to popular belief that in cattle most horn cancer are histopathologically confirmed as squamous cell carcinomas (SCC), in our study, none of the buffaloes with horn cancer were confirmed as SCC.
Horn also claimed he did not get hurt (against Crawford), thus promising to rebuild, fight on harder.
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Sable, although having the horn type associated with ramming, do not possess a thickened base such as buffalo for ramming and mostly use fencing.
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He further added, "This acquisition will have no adverse impact on the employee, supplier and customer eco-system of Clarton Horn. The employees of Clarton Horn are now a part of ever evolving UNO MINDA, N K Minda Group.
"With the NHL coming back now there's a lot of shifting going on," Yellow Horn said.