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Definition of Hookless
1. lacking a hook [adj]
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Literary usage of Hookless
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1. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1887)
"hookless or orifice end.—Opening ob- hookless or orifice end.—Opening an long. Its cavity black throughout. almost circular cavity, black only in Its lips ..."
2. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical by Royal Microscopical Society (Great Britain) (1873)
"Every case of tapeworm of this kind was therefore preceded by the existence in a piece of veal or beef of the hookless 5-cupped bladder-worm, ..."
3. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1888)
"(7! saginata), such as infect cattle, have never been found in the human body, says that in India on two occasions he found hookless ..."
4. General Zoology by Arthur Sperry Pearse (1917)
"The hookless glochidia live as parasites on the gills of fishes. Both types mature within cysts, then break out, ready to take up the usual activities of ..."
5. The Microscope in Medicine by Lionel Smith Beale (1878)
"The head is very large, flattened, and hookless, with four suckers much larger ... Dr. Cobbold remarks that this hookless tape worm is as common in this ..."