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hamulus

 [ham´u-lus] (pl. ham´uli) (L.)
any hook-shaped process.

ham·u·lus

, gen. and pl.

ham·u·li

(ham'yū-lŭs, -lī), [TA]
Any hooklike structure.
Synonym(s): hook2
[L. dim. of hamus, hook]

hamulus

/ham·u·lus/ (ham´u-lus) pl. ham´uli   [L.] hook.ham´ular

hamulus

(hăm′yə-ləs)
n. pl. hamu·li (-lī′)
A small hooklike projection or process, as at the end of a bone.

hamulus

[ham′yo̅o̅·ləs] pl. hamuli
Etymology: L, little hook
1 a general term denoting a hook-shaped process.
2 hook of the hamate.

ham·u·lus

, gen. and pl. hamuli (ham'yū-lŭs, -lī) [TA]
Any hooklike structure.
Synonym(s): hook (2) .
[L. dim. of hamus, hook]

hamulus

(pl. hamuli) a hook or hooklike process, as in the barbules of interlocking feathers, or on the forewings of bees, linking with the hind-wing.

ham·u·lus

, gen. and pl. hamuli (ham'yū-lŭs, -lī) [TA]
Any hooklike structure.
Synonym(s): hook (2) .
[L. dim. of hamus, hook]

hamulus

any hook-shaped process.

cochlear hamulus
the hooklike process at the end of the cochlea of the internal ear.
pterygoid hamulus
the ventral extremity of the pterygoid bone around which the tendon of the tensor veli palatini is reflected.