hamular

hamular
  a. hamate.
   ♦ hamulate,
   ♦ hamulose,
   ♦ hamulous, a. having small hook.
   ♦ hamulus, n.
  (pl. -li ) small hook-like projection from bristle, feather, etc.

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  • Hamular — Ham u*lar (h[a^]m [ u]*l[ e]r), a. Hooked; hooklike; hamate; as, the hamular process of the sphenoid bone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hamular — adjective Hooked; hooklike; hamate; as, the hamular process of the sphenoid bone …   Wiktionary

  • hamular — hook shaped …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • hamular — Hook shaped; unciform. [L. hamulus, q.v.] * * * ham·u·lar ham yə lər adj HAMATE * * * ham·u·lar (hamґu lər) shaped like a hook …   Medical dictionary

  • hamular — adj. hooked, hook shaped …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hamular — ham·u·lar …   English syllables

  • hamular — ˈhamyələ(r) adjective Etymology: Latin hamulus + English ar : hamate …   Useful english dictionary

  • hamular hook — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In some male Odonata, a curved hook receiving the end of the basal lobe of the posterior hamuli …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • hamular process — any hook shaped process in the body; see hamulus and uncus …   Medical dictionary

  • hamular process of lacrimal bone — hamulus lacrimalis …   Medical dictionary

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