hypothenar eminence

hy·po·the·nar eminence .hī-pō-'thē-.när-, -nər-; hī-'päth-ə-.när-, -nər- n the prominent part of the palm of the hand above the base of the little finger

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hypothenar (def. 1).

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  • Hypothenar eminence — Infobox Muscle Name = Hypothenar eminence Latin = eminentia hypothenaris GraySubject = 126 GrayPage = 546 Caption = The mucous sheaths of the tendons on the front of the wrist and digits. (Hypothenar eminence labeled at center right.) Caption2 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Eminence — may refer to:Places: *In the United States: ** Eminence Township, Logan County, Illinois ** Eminence, Indiana ** Eminence, Kentucky ** Eminence, MissouriAnatomy: *Collateral eminence, alongside the hippocampus in the brain *Cruciform eminence, in …   Wikipedia

  • Hypothenar — Hy*poth e*nar, n. (Anat.) The hypothenar eminence. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hypothenar muscle — n any of four muscles located in the area of the hypothenar eminence: a) ABDUCTOR DIGITI MINIMI b) FLEXOR DIGITI MINIMI BREVIS c) PALMARIS BREVIS d) OPPONENS DIGITI MINIMI …   Medical dictionary

  • hypothenar — 1. [NA] SYN: h. eminence. 2. Denoting any structure in relation with the h. eminence or its underlying collective components. [hypo + G. thenar, the palm] * * * adj. describing or relating to the fleshy prominent part of the palm of the hand… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hypothenar — Hypothenal Hy*poth e*nal, Hypothenar Hy*poth e*nar, a. [Pref. hypo + thenar.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the prominent part of the palm of the hand above the base of the little finger, or a corresponding part in the forefoot of an animal; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hypothenar — 1. adjective /haɪˈpɒθɪnə/ a) Of the ulnar fleshy side of the palm. b) Of the muscles of the little finger. 2. noun /haɪˈpɒθɪnə/ a) Ulnar fleshy side of the palm, formed by the underlying three muscles of the pinkie …   Wiktionary

  • hypothénar — [ ipɔtenar ] n. m. • 1541; gr. hupothenar ♦ Anat. Saillie à la partie interne (du côté cubital) de la paume de la main, que forment les muscles courts du petit doigt (⇒ thénar). ● hypothénar adjectif invariable (grec hupothenar, creux de la main) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Éminence hypothénar — Hypothénar L hypothénar est un groupe de trois muscles de la paume de la main qui contrôle le mouvement de l auriculaire. Pour bien se rappeler des muscles de la loge hypothénare voici une phrase simple: CouP d ADDO = FLairer le Coup Optimum… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hypothenar — Hypothénar L hypothénar est un groupe de trois muscles de la paume de la main qui contrôle le mouvement de l auriculaire. Pour bien se rappeler des muscles de la loge hypothénare voici une phrase simple: CouP d ADDO = FLairer le Coup Optimum… …   Wikipédia en Français

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