Hypothenal
Hypothenal Hy*poth"e*nal, Hypothenar Hy*poth"e*nar, a. [Pref. hypo- + thenar.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the prominent part of the palm of the hand above the base of the little finger, or a corresponding part in the forefoot of an animal; as, the hypothenar eminence. [1913 Webster]

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  • hypothenal — hy·po·the·nal …   English syllables

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  • Hypothenar — Hypothenal Hy*poth e*nal, Hypothenar Hy*poth e*nar, a. [Pref. hypo + thenar.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the prominent part of the palm of the hand above the base of the little finger, or a corresponding part in the forefoot of an animal; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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