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Definitions of manus

  1. the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Hand. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  3. of Manus Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The distal segment of the fore limb, including the carpus and fore foot or hand. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The hand, or part of the fore-limb corresponding to it, as found in vertebrates from Amphibia upwards. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  6. [Latin] Hand, or part of fore-limb corresponding to it, as found in vertebrates from Amphibia onwards. na
  7. Lat. A hand. In the civil law, this word signified power, control, authority, the right of physical coercion, and was often used as synonymous with "potcstas." In old English law, it signified an oath or the person taking an oath; a compurgator. thelawdictionary.org
  8. m[=a]'nus, n. the hand, the corresponding part of an animal's fore-limb. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  9. The part which terminates the upper extremity in man, and which is inservient to prehension and touch. It extends from the fold of the wrist to the extremity of the fingers. The hand is sustained by a bony skeleton, composed of a number of pieces, movable on each other; of muscles, tendons, cartilages, ligaments, vessels, nerves, etc. It is divided into three parts- the carpus or wrist, the metacarpus, and fingers. Its concave surface is called the palm; the convex surface the back of the hand. The facility of being able to oppose the thumb to the fingers in order to seize objects forms one of the distinctive characters of the human hand. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  10. [Latin] The hand. na
  11. [Latin] Hand. American pocket medical dictionary.
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