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cornu

[′kȯr·nü]
(anatomy)
A horn or hornlike structure.
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The English literature reports 2 cases that involve fractures of the greater cornu of the hyoid bone (1).
The parapharyngeal space (which was invaded by tumor in our case) is a "potential space, shaped like an inverted pyramid, with its base at the cranial base and its apex at the greater cornu of the hyoid bone.
The ligamentous part of that apparatus originates in the ceratohyal cartilage and extends from the stylohyoid to the lesser cornu of the hyoid bone.