Definition of CORNUS

  • a cornel (a hardwood tree or shrub) [n CORNUSES]
  • a hardwood tree or shrub, also CORNEL [n -ES]
  • A structure with a shape likened to a horn, in particular
  • A horn-shaped projection of the thyroid cartilage or of certain bones (such as the hyoid and the coccyx)
  • Either of the two lateral cavities of the uterus, into which the Fallopian tubes pass
  • Each of three elongated parts of the lateral ventricles of the brain