thenar


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thenar

[′thē‚när]
(anatomy)
The ball of the thumb.
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Physical examination showed that he had thenar muscles and distal lower limbs atrophy, foot dorsiflexion weakness (scored 1/5 on Medical Research Council [MRC]), reduced vibration sense, absent tendon reflexes, pes cavus, and strephenopodia.
Electrodes were placed on the thenar and hypothenar eminences of the participant's nondominant hand and data was collected with a wireless transmitter using a constant voltage (.
Only the temperature ([degrees]C), recorded in the thenar eminence on arrival in PACU, was significantly lower in patients with TOF<0.
For example, cortical motor-evoked potential facilitation has been reported following short duration (5 s), submaximal intensity contractions (50%) of the thenar muscles (Balbi et al.
Physical examination revealed obvious subcutaneous tophi and thenar muscle wasting.
For median nerve, the active surface electrode should be put on the motor point of abductor pollicis brevis in the upper third of thenar eminence close to 1st metacarpophalangeal joint and stimulating electrode was kept at the ante-cubital fossa proximally and wrist distally and ground electrode at the back of the palm.
C reflex was recorded with superficial electrodes placed on the thenar muscles.
Metacarpal muscular insertions include the abductor pollicis longus (APL) at the proximal base, the adductor pollicis distal and ulnar, and the thenar muscles volarly.
Old Doc studied the exceptional repair job, thought back a few hundred years to his school days, and said, "Injured my thenar eminence, didn't I?
2) Median nerve--at thenar eminence, volar surface of distal phalanx of the thumb and volar surface of distal phalanx of the index finger
THENAR A Greek goddess of law B Set subject C Base of thumb who am I?
On physical examination the affected hand may look normal, but sensory lost and thenar muscle weakness or wasting may be evident (Walker, 2010).