volar

adjective
vo·​lar | \ ˈvō-lər How to pronounce volar (audio) , -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

Examples of volar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Multiple healed scars of the face, chin and volar surface distal phalanges of the fingers of both hands. Dawn Mitchell, Indianapolis Star, "John Dillinger's last meal included red peppers. What we know about the outlaw's autopsy and burial.," 2 Aug. 2019

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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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“Volar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/volar. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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volar

adjective
vo·​lar | \ ˈvō-lər How to pronounce volar (audio) , -ˌlär How to pronounce volar (audio) \

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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