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Adj.1.hooklike - having or resembling a hook (especially in the ability to grasp and hold); "hooklike thorns";
curved, curving - having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend; "the curved tusks of a walrus"; "his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard"
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Ultrastructural evaluation of the aortae of the untreated OVX rats fed with TPO diet revealed early intimal lesions such as endothelial vacuolation, the presence of hooklike cytoplasmic process, and widening of the subendothelial space filled with massive amount of granular substances, as described by Still & O'Neal, 1962.
The canvas shows a golden cloud painted over a red strip, which drips down from the top and holds hooklike red arabesques over an otherwise predominantly patchy yellow surface.