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Thenar

thenar

(Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the thenar; corresponding to thenar; palmar.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr.

(Science: anatomy) The palm of the hand.

The prominence of the palm above the base of the thumb; the thenar eminence; the ball of the thumb. Sometimes applied to the corresponding part of the foot.


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