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### Definition of Ceratoid

**1.** hornlike [adj] - See also: hornlike

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### Literary usage of Ceratoid

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**1.** *Mathematical Questions and Solutions* by W. J. C. Miller (1878)

"... that the origin is a triple point where two of the branches form a **ceratoid**
cusp, which, near the origin, takes the form of the semi-cubical parabola a ..."**2.** *Proceedings of the Royal Society of London* by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1865)

"If, for instance, the primitive conic were inscribed in the original principal
triangle, then the quartic would have three **ceratoid** cusps, and the quintic ..."**3.** *Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series* by California academy of sciences (1919)

"The third layer consists of the mylo-**ceratoid**, cerato-hyoid, ... The mylo-**ceratoid**
takes its origin near the middle of the inner aspect of the mandible, ..."**4.** *The Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy* by Royal Irish Academy (1828)

"The aterno-**ceratoid**, (b) at its origin from the sternum, is partly concealed by
that of sterno-hyoid. It runs forwards and outwards, and is inserted into ..."**5.** *A Treatise on the Differential Calculus* by William Walton (1846)

"There are two species of cusps : the **ceratoid**, so called from its likeness to the
... The former figure affords an instance of a **ceratoid**, the latter of a ..."**6.** *An Elementary Course of Mathematics* by Thomas Stephens Davies, Stephen Fenwick, William Rutherford (1853)

"There are two species of cusps, the **ceratoid**, so called from its resemblance to
the horns of animals, the curvature of the two branches lying in opposite ..."**7.** *Mathematical Questions and Solutions, from the "Educational Times": With* by W. J. C. Miller (1872)

"At Q, when >f/ = a or p — %a, x and r are each a maximum, y and 6 each a minimum, -^
vanishes, and a **ceratoid** dr cusp is formed. From <|/ = a to it = ir, ..."