hypothenar eminence

noun

hy·​po·​the·​nar eminence ˌhī-pō-ˈthē-ˌnär- How to pronounce hypothenar eminence (audio) -nər-; hī-ˈpäth-ə-ˌnär- How to pronounce hypothenar eminence (audio)
-nər-
: the prominent part of the palm of the hand above the base of the little finger

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“Hypothenar eminence.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypothenar%20eminence. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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