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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek θέναρ (thénar).

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thenar (plural thenars)

  1. (archaic) The palm of the hand or sole of the foot.
    • 1922: the parts of the human anatomy most sensitive to cold being the nape, stomach, and thenar or sole of foot? — James Joyce, Ulysses
  2. The ball of the thumb, or the muscle controlling it.

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thenar (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot.

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