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palmar fascia


Definition: the deep fascia of the palm of the hand, the thinner lateral and medial portions of which are the thenar and hypothenar fascia, and the thick central portion, which roofs the central compartment of the palm, is the palmar aponeurosis.

See Also: palmar aponeurosis

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