hamular hook


hamular hook
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In some male Odonata, a curved hook receiving the end of the basal lobe of the posterior hamuli.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • hamular —   a. hamate.    ♦ hamulate,    ♦ hamulose,    ♦ hamulous, a. having small hook.    ♦ hamulus, n.   (pl. li ) small hook like projection from bristle, feather, etc …   Dictionary of difficult words

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

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

  • genital hook — see hamular hook, hamulus anterioris, hamulus posterioris …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • hamulus — hamular, hamulate /ham yeuh layt /, hamulose /ham yeuh lohs /, hamulous, adj. /ham yeuh leuhs/, n., pl. hamuli / luy /. a small hook or hooklike process, esp. at the end of a bone. [1720 30; < L, equiv. to ham(us) hook + ulus ULE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hamulus — Any hooklike structure. SYN: hook (2) . [L. dim. of hamus, hook] h. cochleae SYN: h. of spiral lamina. lacrimal h. [TA] the hooklike lower end of the lacrimal crest, curving between the frontal process and …   Medical dictionary

  • hamose — /hā mōsˈ or hāˈmōs/ adjective Hooked (also hāˈmous) ORIGIN: L hāmus hook • • • hamular /hamˈū lər/ adjective Like a small hook hamˈūlate adjective Tipped with a small hook hamˈūlus noun (pl hamˈuli / lī/) (anatomy and zoology) A small hook or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hooked — adj 1. aquiline, falcate, falciform, Biol. uncinate, adunc, Anat. hamate, Biol. hamular, Biol. hamulate, Biol. hamulose, hook shaped, hook like; crooked, bent, flexed, bowed, arcuate, twisted, contorted; curved, incurvated, angular, curled,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder


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