thenar


the·nar

adjective \ˈthē-ˌnär, -nər\

Definition of THENAR

:  of, relating to, involving, or constituting the ball of the thumb or the intrinsic musculature of the thumb

Origin of THENAR

New Latin, palm of the hand, from Greek; akin to Old High German tenar palm of the hand
First Known Use: circa 1857

the·nar

adjective \ˈthē-ˌnär, -nər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THENAR

: of, relating to, involving, or constituting the thenar eminence or the thenar muscles

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