thenar


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the·nar

 (thē′när′)
n.
The fleshy mass on the palm of the hand at the base of the thumb.
adj.
Of or relating to the thenar.

[Greek, palm of the hand.]

thenar

(ˈθiːnɑː) anatomy
n
1. (Anatomy) the palm of the hand
2. (Anatomy) the fleshy area of the palm at the base of the thumb
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the palm or the region at the base of the thumb
[C17: via New Latin from Greek; related to Old High German tenar palm of the hand]

the•nar

(ˈθi nɑr)

n.
1. the palm of the hand.
2. the fleshy prominence at the base of the thumb.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to the thenar.
[1665–75; < New Latin < Greek thénar palm, sole]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thenar - the fleshy area of the palm at the base of the thumb
region, area - a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
palm, thenar - the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
2.thenar - the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingersthenar - the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
region, area - a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
hand, manus, mitt, paw - the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"
thenar - the fleshy area of the palm at the base of the thumb
Adj.1.thenar - of or relating to the palm of the hand or to the area at the base of the thumb
Translations

the·nar

a. tenar, rel. a la palma de la mano;
___ eminenceeminencia ___;
___ musclesmúsculos ___ -es.
References in periodicals archive ?
For example, the thenar and hypothenar sheaths extend proximally into the palm and can communicate with radial and ulnar bursae that can allow infection to spread from the radial to the ulnar side of the hand and vice versa.
Exclusion criteria were as follows: previous or existing wrist fractures, recent surgical treatment relevant to CTS, presence of thenar atrophy, wrist deformity, diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidy, pregnancy, oncologic/ infectious disorders, or metal implants in the area of interest.
It is a 4 cm-canal that spreads from distal wrist line to the middle of the line drawn from thenar eminence [1].
After they completed the examination, two parts of the stethoscope (the tube and diaphragm) and four regions of the physician's hands (back, fingertips, and thenar and hypothenar eminences) were measured for the total number of bacteria present.
For example, there are expansions of pectoralis major muscle to the brachial fascia, continuing via lacertus fibrosus and biceps muscle to the antebrachial fascia and flexor carpi radialis, then to the flexor retinaculum, and finally to the palmaris longus muscle connecting to the fascia of the thenar eminence [13].
The truncated butts of the little Glocks have a curve to them that exactly fits the hollow of my palm at the base of the thumb, between the thenar and the hypothenar, and seem to "lock-in" at that point a little better.
Conducting a series of carefully designed experiments on live volunteers, Zugibe determined that the nails were hammered through Jesus' palms, in the thenar furrow.
6) of SVL in females; palmar tubercle bifid, each prolongation of this as long as length of thenar tubercle; supernumerary palmar tubercles present, low and poorly defined; subarticular tubercles large and prominent, rounded to oval; fingers lacking narrow lateral fringes; with 3-4 ulnar tubercles poorly defined; discs on all fingers, rounded on Finger I, extensively expanded on Fingers II-IV; disc of Finger III larger than tympanum (tympanum diameter in males 82.
In the first instance, a GTN patch was applied to the radial artery just below the thenar eminence.
i) Having the patient grip on a hard cone placed in his hand and reinforced by the therapist, gives inhibitory pressure of the long flexor tendons, the thenar and hypothenar eminence.