Definition of Bicornuate

1. Adjective. Having two horns or horn-shaped parts. "A bicornuate uterus"

Exact synonyms: Bicorn, Bicornate, Bicorned, Bicornuous
Similar to: Horned
Derivative terms: Bicorn



Definition of Bicornuate

1. Adjective. (medicine) Resembling a pair of horns, as a malformed uterus may. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Bicornuate

1. Having two horns or horn-shaped branches. The uterus (normally unicornuate) can sometimes be bicornuate (with two branches, e.g., one at about 10:30 and the other at about 1:30). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bicornuate

biconnected
bicontinental
bicontinuous
biconvex
biconvex lens
biconvexities
biconvexity
bicorn
bicornate
bicornate uterus
bicorne
bicorned
bicornes
bicornous
bicorns
bicornuate (current term)
bicornuous
bicorporal
bicorporate
bicostate
bicoudate catheter
bicrenate
bicrescentic
bicriteria
bicriterion
bicritical
bicro-
bicron
bicrons
bicrossproduct

Literary usage of Bicornuate

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1. Transactions of the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society by Edinburgh Obstetrical Society (1906)
"... bicornuate UTERUS. By W. FORDYCE, MA, MD, FRCPE, Assistant Gynaecologist, Leith Hospital. THE following case of pregnancy in a malformed uterus is, ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1903)
"Although spontaneous rupture of a bicornuate uterus during pregnancy and labour is known to occur, the accident is so very rare that it seems advisable to ..."

3. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"207 (205, 206) Ceca undeveloped, excretory bladder bicornuate. 208 Cort regards these forms as a natural group characterized by development in elongate sac- ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"REPORTS OF CASES AND DEMONSTRATION OF SPECIMENS DR. J. CLARENCE WEBSTER: i. Pregnancy in the right horn of a bicornuate uterus, together with a single large ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1906)
"Dr. FORDYCE read a paper on " Pregnancy in a bicornuate Uterus, ... The case was one of bicornuate uterus: a polypus occupied one horn, an ovum the other. ..."

6. Outlines of Zoology by John Arthur Thomson, Marion Isabel Newbigin (1906)
"The uterus is bicornuate : the placenta diffuse and ... The digits bear nails suited for digging. The uterus is bicornuate, the placenta broadly ..."

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