thenar

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adjective the·nar \ˈthē-ˌnär, -nər\

Definition of thenar

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

Origin and Etymology 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


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thenar

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adjective the·nar \ˈthē-ˌnär, -nər\

Medical Definition of thenar

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


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