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cornu

[′kȯr·nü]
(anatomy)
A horn or hornlike structure.
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franki dorsal and ventral cornua of similar width; L.
diatraeae has smooth transitions from hypopharyngeal sclerites into dorsal cornua, but the ventral edges of the hypopharyngeal sclerites transitioning to the ventral cornua are interrupted by anterior edges of the ventral cornua that are almost perpendicular to the longitudinal axis then curving anteriorly into a point at antero-ventral angle.
Contraband dramatizes this problem in the contrast between Cornua and the narrator.
For cornual pregnancies, possible surgical considerations are cornuostomy (excision of the gestational sac out of the cornua while preserving myometrium), salpingectomy, imaging- or laparoscopic-guided injection of cytotoxic agents (etoposide, potassium chloride, etc.
One possible preventive approach is to ablate only one wall, leaving normal endometrium on the opposite wall and avoiding the cornua and tubal ostia.
Lines were drawn from the center through each cornua and then down from the center through the internal os.
During the procedure the cryoprobe, an insulated shaft with a metal tip that is 43 cm long and cools to -80[degrees]C, performs a 4-minute freeze of one cornua, followed by a 6-minute freeze in the opposite cornua.
Be sure to move the transducer from cornua to cornua and from lower segment to fundus in the coronal plane to mentally recreate a three-dimensional picture of the uterine anatomy Dr.
In addition-t-o the hysterectomy, there were four postoperative complications: one necrosis of the right uterine cornua, one ureterovaginal fistula, and two lymphocysts.
This procedure appears to facilitate an appropriate depth of ablation of the endometrium, from a full-thickness ablation of the body of the uterus to a thinner ablation that is desirable in the cornua and lower uterine segment," said Dr.