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hook

(huk),
1. An instrument curved or bent near its tip, used for fixation of a part or traction.
2. ☆ official atlternate term for hamulus
[A.S. hōk]

hook

(hook)
1. a long, thin, curved instrument for traction or holding.
2. something with that shape.

palate hook  one for raising the palate in posterior rhinoscopy.
Tyrrell's hook  a slender hook used in eye surgery.

hook

(huk)
1. An instrument curved or bent near its tip, used for fixation of a part or traction.
2. Synonym(s): hamulus.
[A.S. hōk]

hook

(huk)
1. An instrument curved or bent near its tip, used for fixation of a part or traction.
2. Synonym(s): hamulus.
[A.S. hōk]

hook

1. metal instrument turned backwards on itself at one end.
2. the aggressive upward thrusting action of a cattle beast with its horns.

hook bone
tuber coxae.
obstetric hook
ovariectomy hook
see spay hook (below).
spay hook
a small 6 inch blunt-pointed hook for exteriorizing a uterine horn during a spay operation in a cat or dog. See also covault spay hook and snook hook.
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One easy bridle method is to pull a small rubber band through the bait with a rigging needle and then twist the hook into the two loops protruding from the bait.
Throughout the threading process, keep tension on the line to keep the hook positioned in the threader until complete.
Other safety features include a rugged mount point with quadruple shear joint to ensure torsional strength, the best available ground clearance from the lowest hanging point of the cargo hook (10.
A comparison of circle hook and "J" hook performance in recreational catch-and-release fisheries for billfish.
A super strong, thin gauge hook which has a wide bite, and is ultra-sharp will make a significant difference to hook-up ratios.
Another flashback shows Hook in the Enchanted Forest with Regina when she was known as the Evil Queen.
Though most of the top players can hook the ball, the ability to hook is not the reason for their success.
Once the bands from all six pegs are on the hook, pull the rest off the loom.
Hook signed a four-year deal with Perpignan last September but the French side are set to lose him following their relegation from the Top 14.
Because hook stock is commonly parent corporation stock held within a consolidated group, it is often confused with treasury stock.
Most research on hooking up has identified individual characteristics of college students who hook up (e.
by hook or by crook : in any way : fairly or unfairly <She's determined to get her way by hook or by crook.