horn

horn (horn)

Any structure resembling a horn in shape.cornu (1) ; [A.S.]
Ammon's h. one of the two interlocking gyri composing the hippocampus, the other being the dentate gyrus.cornu ammonis; [G. Ammon, the Egyptian deity Amun]
anterior h. 1. the anterior or frontal division of the lateral ventricle of the brain, extending forward from Monro's interventricular foramen; See lateral ventricle. 2. the anterior or ventral gray column of the spinal cord as appearing in cross section. See also anterior column, gray columns, under column.cornu anterius [NA], ventral h;
cicatricial h. a keratinous h. projecting outward from a scar.
coccygeal h. coccygeal cornua, under cornu
cutaneous h. a protruding keratotic growth of the skin; the base may show changes of actinic keratosis or carcinoma.cornu cutaneum, warty h;
frontal h. See inferior h. of lateral ventricle, inferior h.
greater h. of hyoid bone the larger and more lateral of the two processes on either side of the hyoid bone.cornu majus ossis hyoidei [NA] ;
h.'s of hyoid bone See greater h. of hyoid bone, lesser h. of hyoid bone.
iliac h. bony spur of posterior part of ilium, often found in nail-patella syndrome.
inferior h. a lower or downward prolongation of a part or structure of the body.cornu inferius [NA] ;
inferior h. of falciform margin of saphenous opening the lower part of the falciform margin of the opening in the fascia lata through which the greater saphenous vein passes.cornu inferius marginalis falciformis hiatus sapheni [NA] ;
inferior h. of lateral ventricle the part of the lateral ventricle extending downward and forward into the medial part of the temporal lobe. See lateral ventricle.cornu inferius ventriculi lateralis [NA], temporal h;
inferior h. of thyroid cartilage one of the pair of downward prolongations at the back of the thyroid cartilage; it articulates on each side with the cricoid cartilage.cornu inferius cartilaginis thyroideae [NA] ;
lateral h. the small lateral gray column of the spinal cord as appearing in transverse section containing the interomedial cell column. See also gray columns, under column.cornu laterale [NA] ;
lesser h. of hyoid bone the shorter and more medial of the two processes on either side of the hyoid bone.cornu minus ossis hyoidei [NA], styloid cornu;
nail h. obsolete term for overgrown nail.
occipital h. posterior h
posterior h. the posterior or occipital division of the lateral ventricle of the brain, extending backward into the occipital lobe; the posterior gray column of the spinal cord as appearing in cross section.cornu posterius ventriculi lateralis [NA], cornu posterius, cornua of spinal cord, occipital h;
pulp h. a prolongation of the pulp extending toward the cusp of a tooth.
sacral h.'s sacral cornua, under cornu
h.'s of saphenous opening See inferior h. of falciform margin of saphenous opening, superior h. of falciform margin of saphenous opening.
sebaceous h. a solid outgrowth from a sebaceous cyst.
superior h. of falciform margin of saphenous opening the upper part of the falciform margin of the opening in the fascia lata through which the greater saphenous vein passes.cornu superius marginalis falciformis [NA], Burns' falciform process, Burns' ligament, Hey's ligament;
superior h. of thyroid cartilage one of the pair of upward prolongations from the thyroid cartilage to which the lateral hyothyroid ligament attaches.cornu superius cartilaginis thyroideae [NA] ;
temporal h. inferior h. of lateral ventricle
h.'s of thyroid cartilage See inferior h. of thyroid cartilage, superior h. of thyroid cartilage.
uterine h. , h. of uterus cornu uteri
ventral h. anterior h
warty h. cutaneous h

 

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