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hypothenar

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

Definition of hypothenar

  1. :  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 hy·po·the·nar
variants: less commonly

hypothenal

\-thənəl, -thēn-\

Definition of hypothenar

  1. :  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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