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thenar

[′thē‚när]
(anatomy)
The ball of the thumb.
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Only the temperature ([degrees]C), recorded in the thenar eminence on arrival in PACU, was significantly lower in patients with TOF<0.
In the first instance, a GTN patch was applied to the radial artery just below the thenar eminence.
Clinical examination revealed dilated vessels with thrills on the thenar eminence, extending to the whole thumb.
In 2 recent multisite studies, MRS monitoring at the thenar eminence was successfully utilized in the assessment of regional peripheral muscle oxygenation (St02) and this parameters relationship to the severity of shock and organ dysfunction in trauma patients.