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cornu

[′kȯr·nü]
(anatomy)
A horn or hornlike structure.
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Some surgeons have recommended hysteroscopy at the beginning of the procedure with cutting (using scissors) at the proximal end of the outer coil to avoid its getting caught in the cornua.
17) Uterine incisions can therefore be made as needed based on the position of the fibroids and the need to avoid inadvertent extension to the ascending uterine vessels or cornua.
Usually, the patient is kept in prone position and then the cornua is palpated and then the spinal needle is inserted 2-3 mm at an angle of 45 degrees through sacrococcygeal ligament.
diatraeae are slender in form and have hatchet-like labrums and dorsal cornua that are longer than the ventral cornua.
Hypostomal sclerite (HS) as in second instar, very stout, with large central hole; lingual sclerite (LS) arched, slightly separated from the arms of hypostomal sclerite; pharyngeal sclerite (PS) with irregular black pigmentation, lacking distinct hyaline area in cornua.
In Contraband, the narrator jealously admires the charismatic ex-convict Cornua, the boat's captain, a working-class hero who commands respect and loyalty for his competence at sea.
Io looked at her own reflection in her father's waters, saw her horns (conspexit in unda | cornua, 640-41) and fled, terrified.
Mons latus Ionium Cypri praeruptus obumbrat, invius humano gressu, Phariumque cubile Proteos et septem despectat cornua Nili.
adsuetum imperiis soror omni Silvia cura mollibus intexens ornabat cornua sertis, pectebatque ferum puroque in fonte lavabat ille, manum patiens mensaeque adsuetus erili, errabat silvis rursusque ad limina nota ipse domum sera quamvis se nocte ferebat (483-492).
Ovaries of immature females lacked any follicular structures and evidence of previous pregnancy in the uterine cornua and were classified as nulliparous.
11,12) The lesser cornua is attached to the body via fibrous tissue and in some cases by a synovial joint.
The sac contained two spermatic cords, separated by a rudimentary uterus, with one cornua leading to an ovary like structure (Fig.