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hypothenar

noun hy·po·the·nar \ hīˈpäthə|ˌnär , |nər , ¦hīpə¦thē| \

Definition of hypothenar

:the hypothenar eminence

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Origin and Etymology of hypothenar

New Latin, from Greek, hypothenar of the hand, from hypo- + thenar


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hypothenar

adjective
variants: or less commonly hypothenal \-thənᵊl, -thēn-\

Definition of hypothenar

:of, relating to, or constituting the prominent part of the palm of the hand above the base of the little finger or a corresponding part in the forefoot of an animal

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