volar


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vo·lar

 (vō′lər)
adj.
Of or relating to the sole of the foot or the palm of the hand.

[From Latin vola, sole, palm.]
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volar

(ˈvəʊlə)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot
[C19: from Latin vola hollow of the hand, palm, sole of the foot]
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vo•lar

(ˈvoʊ lər)

adj.
of or pertaining to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot.
[1805–15; < Latin vol(a) palm of hand, sole of foot]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.volar - relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the footvolar - relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot; "the volar surface"; "the palmar muscle"
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Even though several studies have so far been performed reporting various modifications of the groin flap, previous study has reported no cases where complex volar defects at two adjacent fingers were constructed by groin flap.
Dissection with a 2.5x magnification loupe (Keeler Instruments Inc., Malvern, PA) was carried through a midline incision in the volar surface of the forearm.
Radial inclination, volar tilt, and radial height significantly increased (p20Adeg, articular incongruity >2 mm, radial inclination >15Adeg, and radial shortening >5 mm were treated surgically by using the Sonoma WRx, an expansible elastic locking distal radius intramedullary nail.
The radioscaphocapitate (RSC), radioscapholunate (RSL), long radiolunate (LRL), and short radiolunate (SRL) ligaments are arranged from radial to ulnar on the distal volar radial rim.
There was loss of the dorsal ulnar prominence, and a palpable and tender solid mass was felt on the volar aspect of the wrist, which was presumed to be a volarly dislocated ulnar head (Figure 1).
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Triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is composed of multiple distinct anatomic structures including the triangular fibrocartilage (TFC, the articular disk), meniscal homolog (MH), dorsal and volar distal radioulnar ligaments, the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon (ECU), ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), ulnotriquetral (UT) ligament, and the ulnolunate (UL) ligament.[sup][1],[2] The TFCC is the main stabilizer of the ulnar-sided wrist and the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ).