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Hook

1. In marketing, a tool that arouses interest in an advertisement or in a product.

2. Informal; to steal or defraud.
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In all the cases, the microscopic examination revealed the presence of hooklets scattered on a degenerated necrotic background.
The purpose of reporting this case is that a successful diagnostic yield of scoleces and hooklets can be obtained in FNAC of hydatid.
The Digital Clock Drawing Test (DCDT) Hooklets: A Novel Graphomotor Measure of Executive Function.
Essential for the cytodiagnosis of cysticercosis is identification of the parasitic fragments including its bladder wall and hooklets. Parasitic fragments may comprise bluish, fibrillary structures, sometimes with honeycombing, calcospherules, tegument thrown into rounded wavy folds, scolex with hooklets, and hyaline membrane surrounding it [9-11].
The scolex is seen in high magnification including the hooklets (arrow).
The cysts removed during surgery were confirmed to be of hydatid cyst aetiology by histopathological evidence of germinal layer and by demonstration of scolices and hooklets in the aspirated HCF.
Evaluation of the aspirated material revealed the presence of echinococcal hooklets, yielding a final diagnosis of hydatid cyst (Figure 2).
Echinococcus is derived from the Greek echinos meaning hedgehog or sea urchin and kokkus meaning berry, which describes the numerous, spiny hooklets seen in the berrylike scolex of the larva form of the parasite.
These botfly larvae are fairly large, about 2 centimeters long, and have large oral hooklets that they attach to the stomach wall.