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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In anatomy and zoology, the fleshy prominence upon the outer side of the palm of the hand at the base of the little finger. See thenar. Also called hypothenar eminence.
  • Pertaining to or situated upon the hypothenar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) The hypothenar eminence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective anatomy Of the ulnar fleshy side of the palm.
  • adjective anatomy Of the muscles of the little finger.
  • noun technical Ulnar fleshy side of the palm, formed by the underlying three muscles of the pinkie.
  • noun Each of those muscles, namely abductor, flexor and opponens digiti minimi.

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