- Having two horns or horn-shaped branches. The uterus (normally unicornuate) can sometimes be bicornuate (with two branches, eg, one at about 10:30 and the other at about 1:30).
* * *bi·cor·nu·ate (')bī-'kȯrn-yə-.wāt, -wət or bi·cor·nate -'kȯr-.nāt, -nət adj having two horns or horn-shaped processes <a \bicornuate uterus>
* * *adj.having two hornlike processes or projections. The term is applied to an abnormal uterus that is divided into two separate halves at the upper end.
* * *bi·cor·nu·ate (bi-korґnu-āt) [bi- + cornuate] having two horns or horn-shaped branches, such as the uterus of most mammals.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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