[pal-mer, pahl-, pah-mer]
of, pertaining to, or located in or on the palm of the hand or to the corresponding part of the forefoot of an animal.

1650–60; < Latin palmāris measuring a hand's breadth. See palm1, -ar1

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palmar (ˈpælmə)
of or relating to the palm of the hand

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palmar pal·mar (pāl'mər, päl'-, pä'mər)
Of, relating to, or corresponding to the palm of the hand.

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In the upper extremity the sesamoid bones of the joints are found only on the palmar surface of the hand.
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