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Definition of "palmar" [pal•mar]

  • Of, relating to, or corresponding to the palm of the hand or an animal's paw: palmar folds. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "palmar" in a sentence
  • "Palmar Skin - Palmar skin is attached to a sheet of tissue called the palmar fascia that underlies it by septa."
  • "According to the medical team, this thickening, known as palmar fascitis, could be linked to cancer and further tests revealed an ovarian mass that, happily, was successfully treated with chemotherapy."
  • ""Navicular disease or navicular syndrome, which is more correctly termed palmar foot pain syndrome, accounts for one-third of all chronic forelimb lameness in horses."