Definition of Palmar

1. Adjective. Relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot. "The palmar muscle"

Exact synonyms: Volar
Partainyms: Palm, Sole, Palm, Sole
Derivative terms: Palm



Definition of Palmar

1. a. Pertaining to, or corresponding with, the palm of the hand.

Definition of Palmar

1. Adjective. (anatomy not comparable) Of or pertaining to the palm of the hand or comparable appendage ¹

2. Adjective. (anatomy and medicine) In the direction of the palm ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Palmar

1. pertaining to the palm [adj]

Medical Definition of Palmar

1. 1. Pertaining to, or corresponding with, the palm of the hand. 2. Of or pertaining to the under side of the wings of birds. Origin: L. Palmaris, fr. Palma the palm of the hand: cf. F. Palmaire. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palmar

palm sunday
palm syrup
palm thief
palm thieves
palm tree
palm tree justice
palm trees
palm wax
palm wine
palma christ
palma christi
palma manus
palmaceous
palmacite
palmacites
palmar (current term)
palmar aponeurosis
palmar branch of median nerve
palmar branch of ulnar nerve
palmar carpal branch of radial artery
palmar carpal branch of ulnar artery
palmar carpal ligament
palmar carpometacarpal ligaments
palmar crease
palmar digital veins
palmar fascia
palmar fibromatosis
palmar flexion
palmar interosseous artery
palmar interosseous muscle

Literary usage of Palmar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"They arise from the tendons of the deep Flexor : the first and second, from the radial side and palmar surface of the tendons of the index and middle ..."

2. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"SUPERFICIAL palmar ARCH (IV). The superficial palmar arch is the continuation of the ulnar artery in the hand. As it passes over the anterior annular ..."

3. Infections of the Hand: A Guide to the Surgical Treatment of Acute and by Allen Buckner Kanavel (1921)
"It cannot be opened upon the ulnar side, owing to the fear of infecting the ulnar bursal sheath; a flap of the palmar fascia should not be dissected up from ..."

4. Philadelphia Medical Times (1882)
"that author, that the cords are not due at all to the palmar fascia, ... The thumb had two fasciculi,—one from the palmar fascia, the other from the base of ..."

5. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen (1884)
"In amputating by transfixion from the palmar surface, the finger must be extended ... The knife is then to be passed with a sawing motion towards the palmar ..."

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