cheirokinesthesia, chirokinesthesia (s) (noun)
; cheirokinesthesias; chirokinesthesias (pl)
1. A subjective sensation of hand movements: Brian was aware of the cheirokinesthesia of his left hand reaching instinctively for the paint brush.
2. The sense of awareness of movements of the hand, as in writing: Berth was aware via cheirokinesthesia that her right hand was clutching the pen too tightly.
cheirokinesthetic, chirokinesthetic (adjective)
; more cheirokinesthetic, most cheirokinesthetic; more chirokinesthetic, most chirokinesthetic
Describing or referring to the sensing of, or being aware of, the movements of the hands: Millie’s cheirokinesthetic awareness of her hand movements was particularly noticeable when she held her hands at her back.
1. A person who communicates thoughts by signs made with the hands and fingers.
2. Someone who makes the hand a subject of study.
1. The technique of communicating by signs made with the hands and fingers; especially, in the manual alphabets used by the deaf and mute.
2. The study of the hand.
3. Telling fortunes by lines on the palm of the hand; synonyms: palmistry, palm reading, chiromancy.
cheiromachy, chiromachy (s) (noun)
; cheiromachies, chiromachies (pl)
Hand-to-hand combat; fist fighting.
1. To divine or tell fortunes by cheiromancy or chiromancy.
2. To practice cheiromancy or chiromancy.
A fortuneteller who predicts one's future by the lines on person's palms; synonyms: palmist, palmister.
Divination by the hand; the art of telling the characters and fortunes of people by inspection of their hands; palmistry.
A fortune teller is someone who tells an unmarried man there's a woman in his future, and tells a married man there's a future in his woman.
A cheiromantist is a fortune-teller who palms herself off as a hand reading expert or one who sees prosperity on every hand.
A reference to cheiromancy or chiromancy.
1. Enlargement of one or both hands which may be seen in syringomyelia (condition characterized by the formation of a central fluid-containing cavity in the substance of the spinal cord).
2. Enlargement of the hands, wrists, or ankles.
The art of moving the hands in oratory or in pantomime; gestures made with the hands; pantomimic.
An instrument to guid the hands and fingers of pupils in playing on the piano, etc.
1. Any plastic surgery on the hand or hands.
2. The surgical repair of a defect or trauma to the hands.
Pain in the extremities; such as, fingers, toes, hands, feet, etc.).
1. A medical doctor who diagnoses and treats disorders and diseases of the feet; a podiatrist.
2. Originally it referred to someone who treated diseases of the hands and feet; then it became restricted to a person who treated corns and bunions.