thenar

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Etymology[edit]

Greek θεναρ.

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Noun[edit]

thenar (plural thenars)

  1. (archaic) the palm of the hand or sole of the foot
    • 1922: the parts of the human anatomy most sensitive to cold being the nape, stomach, and thenar or sole of foot? — James Joyce, Ulysses
  2. the ball of the thumb, or the muscle controlling it

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