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main

 [] (Fr.)
main en griffe [man-ong-grēf´] clawhand.

Hand

(hand),
Alfred, U.S. pediatrician, 1868-1949. See: Hand-Schüller-Christian disease.

hand

(hand), [TA]
The portion of the upper limb distal to the radiocarpal joint, comprising the wrist, palm, and fingers.
Synonym(s): manus [TA], main
[A.S.]
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