hypothenar

hypothenar

[hahy-poth-uh-nahr, -ner, hahy-puh-thee-ner] Anatomy.
noun
1.
the fleshly prominence on the palm at the base of the little finger.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or situated on the hypothenar.

Origin:
1700–10; hypo- + thenar

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hypothenar hy·po·the·nar (hī'pō-thē'när', -nər, hī-pŏth'ə-)
n.
The fleshy mass at the medial side of the palm. Also called antithenar.


hy'po·the'nar adj.
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