[hahy-poth-uh-nahr, -ner, hahy-puh-thee-ner]Anatomy
- the fleshly prominence on the palm at the base of the little finger.
- of, relating to, or situated on the hypothenar.
Origin of hypothenar
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In the ox and the horse we meet with no vestige of the muscles of the thenar or hypothenar eminences.Artistic Anatomy of Animals
[hī′pō-thē′när′, -nər, hī-pŏth′ə-]
- The fleshy mass at the medial side of the palm.antithenar
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