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British Dictionary definitions for CONUS


noun (pl) -ni
(anatomy, zoology) any of several cone-shaped structures, such as the conus medullaris, the lower end of the spinal cord
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1885, from Latin conus "cone" (see cone).

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CONUS in Medicine

conus co·nus (kō'nəs)
n. pl. co·ni (-nī')

  1. Cone.

  2. Posterior staphyloma in myopic choroidopathy.

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