thenar: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (thē'när), [key]
— n. Anat.
  1. the fleshy mass of the outer side of the palm of the hand.
  2. the fleshy prominence or ball of muscle at the base of the thumb.
  1. of or pertaining to the thenar.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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