from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The core of a horn; a projection or process of the frontal bone on which the corneous substance of a horn is supported and molded. It is true bone, of which the horny substance forms only a sheath.
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The horn of the wall is shown, and the horn-core ( 'horny laminæ') of the epithelial ingrowth.