Hamulus meaning

hămyə-ləs
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A small hooklike projection or process, as at the end of a bone.
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A small hook or hook-shaped part, as at the ends of the barbicels of feathers or at the ends of some bones.
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A small hooklike projection or process, as at the end of a bone.
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(anatomy) A hook, or hooklike process.
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(zoology) A hooked barbicel of a feather.
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Origin of hamulus

  • Latin hāmulus diminutive of hāmus hook

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin, a little hook.

    From Wiktionary