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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).
(3,4) Embryologically, it is a derivative of the second branchial arch along with styloid ligament and the lesser cornu of the hyoid bone.
We report an unusual case of a young woman with chondrosarcoma affecting the greater cornu of the hyoid bone.