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main en griffe [man-ong-grēf´] clawhand.
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Alfred, U.S. pediatrician, 1868-1949. See: Hand-Schüller-Christian disease.


(hand), [TA]
The portion of the upper limb distal to the radiocarpal joint, comprising the wrist, palm, and fingers.
Synonym(s): manus [TA], main
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Out of Russian population, 90.7 percent indicated that at home mainly speak Russian and 8.5 percent indicated that use Latvian.
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In the afternoon, nonetheless, showers and thunderstorms are likely to be experienced over few places on Saturday while morning rains are likely over few places on Sunday.Over to northeastern counties of Marsabit, Mandera, Wajir, Garissa and Isiolo, mainly sunny intervals during the day and partly cloudy skies during the night weather will be experienced during the week.
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