Definition of Cornua

1. cornu [n] - See also: cornu

Medical Definition of Cornua

1. Plural of cornu. (05 Mar 2000)

Cornua Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cornua

cornu ammonis
cornu anterius
cornu cutaneum
cornu inferius
cornu inferius cartilaginis thyroideae
cornu inferius marginalis falciformis hiatus sapheni
cornu inferius ventriculi lateralis
cornu laterale
cornu majus ossis hyoidei
cornu minus ossis hyoidei
cornu posterius
cornu posterius ventriculi lateralis
cornu superius cartilaginis thyroideae
cornu superius marginalis falciformis
cornua (current term)
cornua coccygealia
cornua of falciform margin of saphenous opening
cornua of hyoid bone
cornua of lateral ventricle
cornua of spinal cord
cornua of thyroid cartilage
cornua sacralia
cornual pregnancy

Literary usage of Cornua

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"TORSION OF THE cornua UTERI. This is a condition occurring occasionally in ... A twist occurs at the junction of the cornua with the body of the uterus, ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1893)
"The Greater cornua (thyro-hyal) project backward from the lateral surfaces ... In youth the great cornua are connected to the body by cartilaginous surfaces ..."

3. Diseases of the spinal cord by Byrom Bramwell (1886)
"substratum of which is a combined sclerosis of the pyramidal tracts, and of the anterior cornua. The lesion is not, however, confined to the spinal cord, ..."

4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Luther Holden (1878)
"It is a bony arch, shaped like a horse-shoe, and consisting of five segments, a body, two greater cornua, and two lesser cornua. The Body forms the central ..."

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"... represent the inferior articular processes of the fifth sacral vertebra are prolonged downward as rounded processes, which are named the sacral cornua, ..."

6. Materia Medica and Therapeutics: Including Pharmacy and Pharmacology by Reynold Webb Wilcox (1917)
"(2) Drugs which depress the activity of I he anterior cornua: (1) Physostigmine. (10) Zinc salts. (19) (2) Gelsemium. (3) Bromides. (4) Alcohol. ..."

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