hypothenar


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hypothenar

 [hi-poth´ĕ-ner]
1. the fleshy eminence on the palm along the ulnar margin.
2. relating to this eminence.

hy·po·the·nar

(hī'pō-thē'nar, hī-poth'ĕ-nar), [TA] This word is a noun, not an adjective.
1. Synonym(s): hypothenar eminence
2. Denoting any structure in relation with the hypothenar eminence or its underlying collective components.
Synonym(s): antithenar
[hypo- + G. thenar, the palm]

hypothenar

/hy·poth·e·nar/ (hi-poth´en-ar)
1. the fleshy eminence along the ulnar side of the palm.
2. relating to this eminence.

hy·po·the·nar

(hī'pō-thē'năr)
1. [TA]
Synonym(s): hypothenar eminence.
2. Denoting any structure in relation with the hypothenar eminence or its underlying collective components.
[hypo- + G. thenar, the palm]
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The patient had weakness in the right ulnar hypothenar and intrinsic muscles (3+/5), right FDP D4 and D5 (ring and little fingers) (3+/5), and right FCU (4/5).
MGAs most commonly innervate the FDI and the hypothenar muscles.
The truncated butts of the little Glocks have a curve to them that exactly fits the hollow of my palm at the base of the thumb, between the thenar and the hypothenar, and seem to "lock-in" at that point a little better.
Her physical examination revealed atrophy of the thenar, hypothenar and interosseal hand muscles at the affected side (Figures 1a-c).
Direct muscle stimulation, theoretically possible in the hypothenar eminence, is unlikely at currents below 70 mA with a stimulus duration less than 300 [micro]seconds (19,20).
i) Having the patient grip on a hard cone placed in his hand and reinforced by the therapist, gives inhibitory pressure of the long flexor tendons, the thenar and hypothenar eminence.
We had to exclude the possibility that this was a result of direct trauma to the upper extremities, which may cause vascular injuries leading to ischemia of the hand and fingers such as hypothenar hammer syndrome (Reekers and Koedam, 1998; Marie et al.
Hypothenar muscles include the abductor digiti minimi (abducts the 5th finger), flexor digiti minimi (flexes the little finger) and oppenens digiti minimi (opposes the fifth digit).
Radius of leaflet-when extended 1 cm distally, calculated as the hypothenar side--will be 1.
En la palma de la mano tenemos seis areas con nomenclatura hypothenar (Hy) --porcion ulnar--, thenar (Th) --cuadrante proximo-radial-- y las interdigitales I --que se agrupa con la Th en Th/I--, II, III y IV.