palm grasp

palm grasp

holding an object by wrapping the palm and the fingers around it.
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palm grasp

(pahlm grasp)
Mode of holding in which instrument handle is held in the palm of the hand with all four fingers securely gripping it; employed in dentistry for forceps and the air-water syringe.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Palm grasp, in which the instrument is held securely within the palm of the hand.
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