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hypothenar

[hī′päth·ə‚när]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to the prominent portion of the palm above the base of the little finger.
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Split thickness glabrous skin graft was harvested either from the hypothenar eminence or the instep of the sole.
In isolated fractures the patient presents with immediate pain and swelling, and tenderness localized to the proximal hypothenar eminence occurs.
6) The superficial ulnar nerve supplies sensation over the hypothenar eminence and through two common palmar digital nerves over the palmar aspect of the fifth finger and the adjacent sides of the fourth and fifth fingers.