hypothenar definition

  • adjective:
    • Of the ulnar fleshy region of the palm.
    • Of the muscles of the little finger.
  • noun:
    • Ulnar fleshy region of the hand, created by the fundamental three muscle tissue of this pinkie.
    • Each of those muscles, specifically abductor, flexor and opponens digiti minimi.
    • The hypothenar eminence.
    • In anatomy and zoology, the fleshy importance upon the exterior region of the hand associated with the hand within root of the little little finger. See thenar. Also referred to as hypothenar eminence.
  • others:
    • related to or situated upon the hypothenar.

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