postcornu

postcornu
n. [L. post, after; cornu, horn]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Hymenoptera, a single, supra-anal, sclerotized caudal spine of Symphyta larvae.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Postcornu — Post*cor nu, n.; pl. {Postcornua}. [NL. See {Post }, and {Cornu}.] (Anat.) The posterior horn of each lateral ventricle of the brain. B. G. Wilder. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postcornu — post·cornu …   English syllables

  • postcornu — (ˈ) ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from post + Latin cornu horn, something shaped like a horn more at horn : a posterior horn of the lateral ventricle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Postcornua — Postcornu Post*cor nu, n.; pl. {Postcornua}. [NL. See {Post }, and {Cornu}.] (Anat.) The posterior horn of each lateral ventricle of the brain. B. G. Wilder. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Posterior horn of lateral ventricle — Brain: Posterior horn of lateral ventricle Drawing of a cast of the ventricular cavities, viewed from above …   Wikipedia

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