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Medical Term:

lateral central palmar space


Definition: the more lateral (radial) of the central palmar spaces, bounded laterally by the thenar compartment; related distally to the synovial tendon sheath of the index finger and proximally to the common flexor sheath.

Synonym(s): lateral midpalmar space, thenar space

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