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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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