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 ?
c) Riche-Cannieu communicating branch: Described in 1896, this branch establishes communication between the recurrent thenar motor branch of the median nerve and the deep branch of the ulnar nerve.
There was wasting of interossei, thenar and hypothenar muscles, more marked in the left hand and clawing in both hands (fig-1).
The reverse thenar perforator flap has been used successfully for palmar resurfacing in Dupuytren's disease, trauma and burns.
Surgical debridement and washout revealed pus within the thenar muscle compartment and metacarpophalangeal joint.
Herein, we describe the case of a 19-month-old boy with localized enlargement of the thumb, index finger, and thenar of the right hand observed at birth that gradually progressed over time (Figure 1a, 1b).
Other evolutionary changes occurred to accommodate this new mobility of the thumb, including development of thenar muscles for opposition and the extensor pollicis brevis tendon for extension.
These include the cross-finger flap or the thenar flap which necessitate two stages with temporary attachment and immobilization of the finger, or other flaps that allow single-stage repair and early mobilization, such as the V-Y advancement flap and digital artery perforator flap.
Keywords: Lipoma, palmar fascia, excision, thenar crease, mesenchymal cells.
Intraoperative aspect: wide excision: a) under tourniquet, the anatomical details, tendons, thenar muscles and neurovascular bundles of the index and medius; b) the defect after releasing the tourniquet
They can appear anywhere on the hand, typically presenting on the thenar and hypothenar eminences (10).
On examination, he had wasting of right thenar muscles (Figure 1A).
There were atrophies on the both thenar and hypothenar eminences.