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central palmar space

 

Definition: the more medial of the central palmar spaces, bounded medially by the hypothenar compartment; related distally to the synovial tendon sheaths of digits 3 and 4 and proximally to the common flexor sheath.

Synonym(s): medial midpalmar space, middle palmar space

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