palmar

[ pal-mer, pahl-, pah-mer ]
/ ˈpæl mər, ˈpɑl-, ˈpɑ mər /
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adjective

of, relating to, or located in or on the palm of the hand or to the corresponding part of the forefoot of an animal.

Nearby words

  1. palm wine,
  2. palm-oil chop,
  3. palm-tree,
  4. palma,
  5. palmaceous,
  6. palmar arch,
  7. palmar digital artery,
  8. palmar digital vein,
  9. palmar fibromatosis,
  10. palmar interosseous muscle

Origin of palmar

First recorded in 1650–60, palmar is from the Latin word palmāris measuring a hand's breadth. See palm1, -ar1

Related formstrans·pal·mar, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for palmar

palmar

/ (ˈpælmə) /

adjective

of or relating to the palm of the hand
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Medicine definitions for palmar

palmar

[ pălmər, päl-, pämər ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or corresponding to the palm of the hand.

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