See also: thénar
thenar (plural thenars)
- (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
- The ball of the thumb, or the muscle controlling it.
thenar (not comparable)
- (anatomy) Relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot.
relating to the palm or sole