Cornu



[kawr-noo, -nyoo] /ˈkɔr nu, -nyu/

noun, plural cornua
[kawr-noo-uh, -nyoo-uh] /ˈkɔr nu ə, -nyu ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a horn, especially a bony part that resembles a horn.
/ˈkɔːnjuː/
noun (pl) -nua (-njʊə)
1.
(anatomy) a part or structure resembling a horn or having a hornlike pattern, such as a cross section of the grey matter of the spinal cord

cornu cor·nu (kôr’nōō, -nyōō)
n. pl. cor·nu·a (-nōō-ə, -nyōō-ə)

cor’nu·al adj.

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