subvola

noun
sub·​vo·​la | \ ¦səb¦vōlə, ˈsəbvələ \

Definition of subvola

1 : the interval between the second and fifth fingers
2 : the hypothenar eminence

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History and Etymology for subvola

New Latin, from Latin sub- + vola hollow of the hand, palm, sole

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“Subvola.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subvola. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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