hypothenar

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(UK) IPA(key): /haɪˈpɒθɪnə/

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hypothenar (comparative more hypothenar, superlative most hypothenar)

  1. (anatomy) Of the ulnar fleshy side of the palm.
  2. (anatomy) Of the muscles of the little finger.

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hypothenar (plural hypothenars)

  1. (technical) Ulnar fleshy side of the palm, formed by the underlying three muscles of the pinkie.
  2. Each of those muscles, namely abductor, flexor and opponens digiti minimi.

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