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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A hook or hooklike process.

Usage examples (14)
  • Between the tendon and the hamulus is a small bursa.
  • The volar surface presents, at its lower and ulnar side, a curved, hook-like process, the hamulus, directed forward and lateralward.
  • About 1 cm. in front of the hamulus and 1 cm. medial to the last molar tooth of the maxilla is the greater palatine foramen through which the descending palatine vessels...
  • It is attached, medially, to the pisiform and the hamulus of the hamate bone; laterally, to the tuberosity of the navicular, and to the medial part of the volar surface... for more
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