manu-, man-, mani-, mandat-, manda-

(Latin: hand or hands)

remand (verb), remands; remanded; remanding
1. To send or to order back: Gerardo was remanded to the custody of the federal agents after the local investigators arrested him.
2. In law, to send back to custody; to send back a case to a lower court with instructions about further proceedings: The judge remanded the legal proceedings to another court for further considerations.
3. The act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial or the continuation of the trial: Kendra was remanded into custody in a jail until her trial would begin.
4. To lock up or to confine: Bennie was remanded into a drug rehab as part of his court sentence.
5. Etymology: from Latin remandare, "to send back"; from re- mandare, "to command, to consign"; formed by blending manus, "hand" + dare, "to give".
remandment (s) (noun), remandments (pl)
The return of an accused person back to custody or to jail until he or she is found innocent or guilty of a criminal charge: The judge ordered the remandment of Simmons, the prime suspect, after the preliminary hearing in court because of the evidence that was presented which seemed to verify his guilt.
sinistromanual (adjective), more sinistromanual, most sinistromanual
A reference to having the left hand or arm stronger and more skillful in physical movements: After falling down on the ice, Jenifer could only wiggle her right fingers because the rest of her right extremity was in a cast, making it necessary for her to perform sinistromanual activities.
talipomanus (s) (noun), talipomanus (pl)
1. A deformity of the hand because of a congenital absence of the radius or ulna in which the hand is twisted out of shape or position: Since Susan had talipomanus, or "clubhand", she had to learn to cope with everyday situations in a special way which she learned at physical therapy.
2. Etymology: from Latin talus, "ankle" + pes, "foot" + manus, "hand".
unimanual (adjective) (not comparative)
Pertaining to having just one hand, the capability of using only one hand, or executed with one hand: Part of the game at the party was for two children to unwrap a present together, each doing it in a unimanual way, which meant that they had to be well coordinated!