[ hahy-poth-uh-nahr, -ner, hahy-puh-thee-ner ]
/ haɪˈpɒθ əˌnɑr, -nər, ˌhaɪ pəˈθi nər /
the fleshly prominence on the palm at the base of the little finger.
of, relating to, or situated on the hypothenar.
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Examples from the Web for hypothenar
In the ox and the horse we meet with no vestige of the muscles of the thenar or hypothenar eminences.Artistic Anatomy of Animals|douard Cuyer
Medicine definitions for hypothenar
[ hī′pō-thē′när′, -nər, hī-pŏth′ə- ]
The fleshy mass at the medial side of the palm.antithenar
Related formshy′po•the′nar adj.
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