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hand

 [hand]
the terminal part of the upper limb of a human or a nonhuman primate.
ape hand one with the thumb permanently extended.
cleft hand a malformation in which the division between the fingers extends into the metacarpus; also, a hand with the middle digits absent.
claw hand see clawhand.
drop hand wristdrop.
lobster-claw hand cleft hand.
obstetrician's hand the contraction of the hand in tetany; the hand is flexed at the wrist, the fingers are flexed at the metacarpophalangeal joints but extended at the interphalangeal joints, and the thumb is strongly flexed into the palm.
writing hand in Parkinson's disease, assumption of the position by which a pen is commonly held.

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.]

manus

/ma·nus/ (ma´nus) pl. ma´nus   [L.] hand.

manus

(mā′nəs, mä′-)
n. pl. manus
The distal part of the forelimb of a vertebrate, including the wrist and hand or the carpus and forefoot.

manus

See hand.

hand

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

manus

the hand or forefoot of a TETRAPOD.

manus

pl. manus [L.] hand.

Patient discussion about manus

Q. why my hands are getting purple and freezing?

A. thank you, but these answers are not correct answers for my question

Q. Is it possible to have fibromyalgia in your feet and hands? Can you explain? I am very eager to know whether anybody is here with the symptoms of mine. My thumb hurts so much that it's difficult for me to write, and both my feet hurt when I put any weight on them. My hands and feet used to be the only parts of my body that didn't hurt. Is it possible to have fibromyalgia in your feet and hands? Can you explain?

A. Calcium/magnesium
kelp
cod liver oil
flax seed oil
raw apple cider vinegar
avoid highly process foods, especially white sugar and white flour

Q. Itches on hands when i go out in sun When go out and when sun rays fall on my hand at the end of the day it starts itching bady and it becoms sowlen. Can any one tell reason for this and a solution.

A. i don't use any lotion or creams. It happens only on my hands and only when sun rays fall on my hands. And small rashes also comes.

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Manus Neurodynamica is testing a pen linked with software, which is sensitive to the major symptoms of the disease.
But the changes will not alter the circumstances of asylum seekers being held on Manus Island or on Nauru.
Australia is committed to making these arrangements work through close cooperation with the PNG Government, Manus Province and key stakeholders there,' he said.
Manus, a graduate of the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science Engineering in Electrical Engineering, will be relocating shortly from Michigan to Houston with his wife and three daughters.
In a report by ABC, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Australian officials in Manus Island have "acted swiftly" to secure the facility and ensure people were given food and sufficient care.
Manus couldn't believe his ears when he found himself talking with the Russian cosmonaut.
We've been creating some piano computer tutorials since 1984, but the technology always seemed limited for what we wanted to do,'' Manus said.
Mc Manus warned: " With the Mac Bride Principles campaign, I was guided by the well-known principle: For every action there is an opposite and equal reaction.
According to Fairfax Media, the Manus Island detention centre has not had a full-time psychiatrist for over three months.
The Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen MP, today announced the first transfer of irregular maritime arrivals made up entirely of family groups to Manus Island in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
In 1997, Steven and Ron Manus became co-owners, leading the charge into the next millennium.
Jackpot winner Manus McKiernan, 49, has been doing the Lotto for 17 years.