Definition of Cornua
1. cornu [n] - See also: cornu
Medical Definition of Cornua
1. Plural of cornu. (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cornua
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. ..."