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hamulus

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

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

, gen. and pl. hamuli (ham'yū-lŭs, -lī) [TA]
Any hooklike structure.
Synonym(s): hook (2) .
[L. dim. of hamus, hook]
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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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

ham·u·lus

, gen. and pl. hamuli (ham'yū-lŭs, -lī) [TA]
Any hooklike structure.
Synonym(s): hook (2) .
[L. dim. of hamus, hook]
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The data on the length and width of hind wing and number of hamuli were taken in account (Table III).
The survivors threw the bodies in the river," Hamuli said.
A combination of morphometric (wing vein lengths) and meristic (number of hamuli) (details of characters are available from the author) were examined in the following species:
Hamuli Kabarhuza, head of the National Council of Development NGOS who comes from Bukavu and whose mother died from a cholera epidemic accompanying the refugee influx, believes it will take "decades, perhaps even a century."
The differentiation of Gyrodactylus species has traditionally been based on morphological studies using consistent differences in the shape of the attachment hooks (hamuli, marginal hooks, ventral and dorsal bars) to separate species (Shinn et al., 2004).
Hind wing 6.3x as long as wide, with two hamuli; marginal cilia 0.3x width of wing.
Olivier Hamuli told The Associated Press on Monday that several had hit the town of Bungana on market day.
DRC army spokesman, Olivier Hamuli said the M23 had been forced out of Kibumba, a town hear Goma where fighting has been taking place.
We must protect the town of Goma at all costs," Colonel Olivier Hamuli said.