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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

/the·nar/ (the´ner)
1. the fleshy part of the hand at the base of the thumb.
2. pertaining to the palm.

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.

thenar

[thē′när]
Etymology: Gk, palm of the hand
pertaining to any structure in relation to the ball of the thumb, such as the three thenar muscles.

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]
References in periodicals archive ?
Our finding about the correlation between lower thenar temperatures and a higher proportion of PORC deserves further analysis.
There was a decreased sensation to light touch (LT) and pain (pin prick) in the palmar surface of the right thenar eminence and right D1, and increased sensation to LT and PP in the palmar surface of the left Dl.
The manipulative technique was modified to a supine, single spinous supine thoracic manipulation utilising a soft thenar contact inferior to the restricted spinal segments of T5-T7 about the area of the costovertebral joints of the 6th and 7th ribs as described Byfield.
This branch allows the distribution of the thenar part in the interior face of the hand.
Conducting a series of carefully designed experiments on live volunteers, Zugibe determined that the nails were hammered through Jesus' palms, in the thenar furrow.
Fatigue of paralyzed and control thenar muscles induced by variable or constant frequency stimulation.
Participants with severe symptoms, two-point discrimination exceeding 8 mm, thenar atrophy or any indication for surgery were referred to a surgeon and excluded from the study.
For inclusion in the study, patients were mostly diagnosed clinically on the basis of typical signs and symptoms of CTS which are intermittent pain and paresthesia in the distribution of the median nerve in the hand usually worse at night as well as during daily activities, shaking or flicking one's hand for relieving the symptoms (Flick sign), sensory deficit in median nerve distribution of the hand, weakness of the abductor pollicis brevis muscle and atrophy of the thenar muscles, positive Phalen's test (reproducing pain and paresthesia by holding the wrist in hyperflexed position for 60 seconds) and positive Tinel's sign (tapping over the volar aspect of wrist reproduces pain and paresthesia in the distribution of median nerve) 21.
An eighteen year old male patient presented with asymptomatic multiple punctate papular lesions over thenar eminence of left hand for 1year which gradually spread in a linear fashion to involve the flexor aspect of left thumb.
Many patients complain of changes in sensation within the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd fingers or note atrophy of the thenar eminens muscles of the hand (i.
6) of SVL in females; palmar tubercle bifid, each prolongation of this as long as length of thenar tubercle; supernumerary palmar tubercles present, low and poorly defined; subarticular tubercles large and prominent, rounded to oval; fingers lacking narrow lateral fringes; with 3-4 ulnar tubercles poorly defined; discs on all fingers, rounded on Finger I, extensively expanded on Fingers II-IV; disc of Finger III larger than tympanum (tympanum diameter in males 82.