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palm

Pronunciation: pahlm

Definition: The flat of the hand; the flexor or anterior surface of the hand, exclusive of the thumb and fingers; the opposite of the dorsum of the hand.

Synonym(s): palmaTA, palmar region

[L. palma]

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