volar

1 [voh-ler]
adjective
of or pertaining to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot.

Origin:
1805–15; < Latin vol(a) palm of hand, sole of foot + -ar1

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volar

2 [voh-ler]
adjective
pertaining to or used for flight.

Origin:
1830–40; < Latin vol(āre) to fly + -ar1

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volar (ˈvəʊlə)
 
adj
anatomy of or relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot
 
[C19: from Latin vola hollow of the hand, palm, sole of the foot]

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Example sentences
The dorsal and volar surfaces are rough for the attachment of ligaments, the former being the larger of the two.
The middle third of the volar border is indistinct and rounded.
Promising results have been reported after volar locked plating of unstable dorsally displaced fractures of the distal radius.
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