hamulus


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hamulus

[′ham·yə·ləs]
(vertebrate zoology)
A hooklike process, especially a small terminal hook on the barbicel of a feather.
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These included the difference in size between the front and back teeth, unusually thick and sturdy leg bones, and enlargement of a wrist bone called the hamulus.
Deep suspension sutures were then placed at the angles of the palate overlying the pterygoid hamulus.
MULECARTS mule-cart, OED mule UNIPOLARE OED glioblastoma 1926q LIPIDURIA Medical, occurs many times on Web, allegedly in Stedman EPIDEMICS OED epidemic CODELIGHT Web2 below line ALUMINEOR Old French precursor of alluminor RARIGENDE OED roar la, 1000q TRICHODEA Usnea trichodea rubiginea, ITIS fungi SEASTREAM sea-stream, OED RHODESITE OED HAMULUSES OED hamulus OMINALEST superlative of OED ominal DUNESCITY Dunes City, 43[degrees] 54'N 124[degrees]05'W, West Oregon ELASTICUM OED pseudo-, many quotes near end SULCINODA Leptogenys sulcinoda piceatus, ITISa ISEICONIC Dorland Medical Dict, same as isoiconic TESTUDINO OED, vault 2, 1440q ESTYMACON OED estimation