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n. pl. manus
The distal part of the forelimb of a vertebrate, including the wrist and hand or the carpus and forefoot.
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n, pl -nus
1. (Anatomy) anatomy the wrist and hand
2. (Zoology) the corresponding part in other vertebrates
3. (Historical Terms) Roman law the authority of a husband over his wife
4. (Law) Roman law the authority of a husband over his wife
5. (Historical Terms) English law (formerly) an oath or the person taking an oath
6. (Law) English law (formerly) an oath or the person taking an oath
[C19: Latin: hand]
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n., pl. -nus.
the distal part of the vertebrate forelimb, including the carpus and the hand or forefoot.
[1820–30; < New Latin, Latin: hand]
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|Noun||1.||manus - the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"|
human, human being, man - any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
arteria digitalis, digital arteries - arteries in the hand and foot that supply the fingers and toes
intercapitular vein, vena intercapitalis - veins connecting the dorsal and palmar veins of the hand or the dorsal and plantar veins of the foot
arm - a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
right hand, right - the hand that is on the right side of the body; "he writes with his right hand but pitches with his left"; "hit him with quick rights to the body"
finger - any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb); "her fingers were long and thin"
extremity - that part of a limb that is farthest from the torso
ball - a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass; "the ball at the base of the thumb"; "he stood on the balls of his feet"
metacarpus - the part of the hand between the carpus and phalanges
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