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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

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

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]