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thenar

 [the´nar]
1. the fleshy part of the hand at the base of the thumb.
From Dorland's, 2000.
2. pertaining to the palm.

the·nar

(thē'nar), [TA] This word is a noun, not an adjective.
Term applied to any structure in relation with the base of the thumb or its underlying collective components. Synonym(s): thenal See: thenar eminence.
[G. the palm of the hand]

thenar

(thē′när′)
n.
The fleshy mass on the palm of the hand at the base of the thumb.
adj.
Of or relating to the thenar.

the·nar

(thē'nahr)
1. [TA]
Synonym(s): thenar eminence.
2. Applied to any structure in relation to the thenar eminence or its underlying collective components.
[G. the palm of the hand]
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[22] The major disadvantages of local flaps are a limited amount of advancement (5-10 mm distal tissue advancement is possible), [23] limited size of the flaps, deficiency of pulp sensitivity due to the scar line (V-Y flap), and failure to include the nerve into the flap (thenar flap).
It supplies most forearm flexors and thenar muscles and provides sensory innervations to the lateral aspect of palm and dorsal surfaces of terminal phalanges along with the palmer surface of thumb, index, middle, and half of ring fingers.
Only the temperature ([degrees]C), recorded in the thenar eminence on arrival in PACU, was significantly lower in patients with TOF<0.90 (29.9 [+ or -] 1.6 vs.
The surgical procedure was a direct microsurgical approach with a 1.5 cm incision in the thenar sulcus, under local anesthesia (3 cc, 2% lidocaine) administered with an insulin needle.
We also noticed atrophy of the right thenar muscle as an associated anomaly in GS.
(2) Median nerve--at thenar eminence, volar surface of distal phalanx of the thumb and volar surface of distal phalanx of the index finger
On physical examination the affected hand may look normal, but sensory lost and thenar muscle weakness or wasting may be evident (Walker, 2010).
There was a decreased sensation to light touch and pain (pin prick) in the palmar surfaces of the right thenar eminence and right D2.
At physical examination, there was muscle atrophy in thenar and hypothenar areas of the palm, and interosseus muscles in both hands, as well as in lower limbs.
The palm was gently pressed between intermetacarpal groove at the root of fingers, and on the dorsal side corresponding to thenar and hypothenar regions.
Those include: pain, numbness, tingling, thenar muscle wasting, eakness, nocturnal exacerbations and difficulty grasping items.
The patient was placed in a prone position while the chiropractor performed a prone, cross bilateral manipulation with thenar contact to double transverse processes of the thoracic spine.