- a horn, especially a bony part that resembles a horn.
Origin of cornu
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- 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
Word Origin for cornu
C17: from Latin: a horn
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- A part or structure, such as a protuberance, that is composed of a horny substance.
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