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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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Designed for use with all types of landing zones, it can be specified in customized colors and with a hookless zone.
You can also run four smaller, hookless swimbaits around the outside, and one larger, hook-bearing bait in the middle, which fish usually key on.
He stated that "there is no longer any doubt about the existence of sterile echinoccocal vesicles in human beings and it seems likely that they developed from immature, hookless [protoscolices].
More than 30 fishermen cast their hookless lines into the river near Langholm, Dumfriesshire, yesterday in a symbolic gesture of defiance.
It's likely that at this very moment, a golfer is teeing off somewhere in Utah, hoping for a hookless long drive across 400 yards of emerald-colored living carpet.
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Contestants will cast, pitch and flip hookless lures from various distances at targets set up on the pavement.
A dredge teaser, with its close-spaced array of hookless mullet, ballyhoo or plastic baits, is an obvious match for a bait ball.
Each boat used medium spinner rigs with tight drags to trail hookless crank-baits 20 feet behind the boats.
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As it turns out, Kaylee was referring to the front page photo of her brother, Mitch, in the local "Gadsden Times" tossing a hookless lure to a bull's eye target.