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Definition 1: the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb - [noun denoting body]

Samples where manus or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he had the hands of a surgeon
  • he extended his mitt

Synonyms for manus in the sense of this definition

(manus is a kind of ...) that part of a limb that is farthest from the torso

(... is a kind of manus ) large strong hand (as of a fighter)

"wait till I get my hooks on him"

(... is a kind of manus ) the hand that is on the left side of the body

"jab with your left"

(... is a kind of manus ) a hand with the fingers clenched in the palm (as for hitting)

(... is a kind of manus ) the hand that is on the right side of the body

"he writes with his right hand but pitches with his left" "hit him with quick rights to the body"

(manus is a part of ...) a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass

"the ball at the base of the thumb" "he stood on the balls of his feet"

(manus is a part of ...) any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)

"her fingers were long and thin"

(manus is a part of ...) the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers

(manus is a part of ...) the part of the hand between the carpus and phalanges

(manus is a part of ...) dorsal and palmar veins of the hand

(manus is a part of ...) veins connecting the dorsal and palmar veins of the hand or the dorsal and plantar veins of the foot

(manus is a part of ...) dorsal and palmar arteries of the hand

(manus is a part of ...) arteries in the hand and foot that supply the fingers and toes

(... is part of manus) a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb

(... is part of manus) any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

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