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Definition of "bicornuate" []

  • Having two horns or horn-shaped parts. (adjective)
  • Shaped like a crescent. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bicornuate" in a sentence
  • "As for unusual animals, last week I treated a cow that had a bicornuate uterus."
  • "So, too, at the second or third month the uterus of the human embryo is bicornuate, and afterwards passes through stages comparable to the adult and permanent uterus of rodents, ruminants, and carnivores."
  • "The instances of reversion here discussed are microcephalism, which Darwin wrongly interpreted as atavistic, supernumerary mammae, supernumerary digits, bicornuate uterus, the development of abnormal muscles, and so on."
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