volar

adjective
vo·lar | \ ˈvō-lər , -ˌlär \

Definition of volar 

: relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot specifically : located on the same side as the palm of the hand

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Volar’s developer also will pay into a community facility district fund for improvements to the neighborhood. Ramona Giwargis, The Mercury News, "San Jose mayor and former adviser split over high-rise near Santana Row," 16 June 2017

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First Known Use of volar

1814, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for volar

Latin vola hollow in the palm of the hand or sole of the foot

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The first known use of volar was in 1814

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volar

adjective
vo·lar | \ ˈvō-lər , -ˌlär \

Medical Definition of volar 

: relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot specifically : located on the same side as the palm of the hand the volar part of the forearm

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