palm
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. SYN: palma [TA]. [L. palma]
- liver p. exaggerated erythema of the thenar and hypothenar eminences.

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palm 'pä(l)m n the somewhat concave part of the human hand between the bases of the fingers and the wrist or the corresponding part of the forefoot of a lower mammal

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(pahm) (pahlm) [L. palma] 1. palma. 2. a tree of the family Palmae (q.v.).

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