Lesser cornu

Revision as of 08:03, 14 May 2011 by Honee_v (Talk | contribs) (up)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

Definition

noun, plural: lesser cornua

Any of the paired small, conical protuberances in the hyoid bone, as in humans


Supplement

In the human hyoid bone, the lesser cornua are small eminences in contrast to greater cornua that are large and long. the lesser cornua are derived from the second pharyngeal arches.

Also called:

Synonym(s):

Compare:

See also:

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Lesser_cornu&oldid=98370"
First | Previous (Lesser circulation) | Next (Lesser cornua) | Last
Advertisement
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.