Definition of Thenal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the palm of the hand or to the area at the base of the thumb.

Exact synonyms: Thenar
Partainyms: Thenar, Thenar, Thenar
Derivative terms: Thenar, Thenar, Thenar, Thenar



Definition of Thenal

1. a. Of or pertaining to the thenar; corresponding to thenar; palmar.

Definition of Thenal

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the thenar ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thenal

1. pertaining to the palm of the hand [adj]

Medical Definition of Thenal

1. Of or pertaining to the thenar; corresponding to thenar; palmar. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. The palm of the hand. The prominence of the palm above the base of the thumb; the thenar eminence; the ball of the thumb. Sometimes applied to the corresponding part of the foot. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thenal

themis
thems
themselfs
themselves
then
then(a)
then-and-now
then again
then and there
thenabouts
thenad
thenadays
thenage
thenages
thenal (current term)
thenaldine
thenalidine
thenar
thenar eminence
thenar prominence
thenar space
thenardite
thenars
thence
thenceafter
thenceforth
thenceforward
thenceforwards
thencefrom

Literary usage of Thenal

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

1. Medical lexicon by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"In the foot, Winslow gives the name thenal mia- ele to the abductor and flexor brevis pollicis pedís. THEOBROMA CACAO, Cacao. ..."

2. Publication by Palaeontographical Society (Great Britain) (1872)
"The thenal surface is flattened, but irregular; an oblique groove extends ... Beyond the groove the short thenal surface is moderately smooth and slightly ..."

3. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science; Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1854)
"thenal, Thenar; same etymon as thenar. Relating or appertaining to the thenar. thenal ASPECT. An aspect towards the side on which the thenar is situated. ..."

4. Publication by Palaeontographical Society (Great Britain) (1874)
"Upper or oral view of the same specimen. 7. Front or thenal view of proximal portion of right humerus of Pterodactylus ..."

5. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1896)
"Length, 250 mm.; breadth (across thenal surface at level of inner division of humeral articular surface), 95 mm. Wombat:—-Length, 135 mm.: breadth, 29 mm. ..."

6. A Series of Engravings: Representing the Bones of the Human Skeleton; with ...by Edward Mitchell, John Barclay by Edward Mitchell, John Barclay (1819)
"From the head or neck, to C, D, the humerus is somewhat convex on its thenal aspect, and from that point to its distal extremity somewhat concave : these ..."

7. A System of Anatomical Plates: Accompanied with Descriptions, and by John Lizars (1822)
"In its proximal and thenal margin, this muscle is intimately connected with the ... the thenal and ulnar margin is attached first to the pronator teres I, ..."

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