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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.
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We must protect the town of Goma at all costs," Colonel Olivier Hamuli said.
Getting rid of Mobutu won't be very difficult" if Western powers take though action against Mobutu and give the democracy movement "financial, diplomatic and political support," says Hamuli Kabarhuza, a member of Zaire's transitional parliament and close ally of its leader, Catholic Archbishop Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya.