Definition of Phalanges

1. n. pl. of Phalanx.



Definition of Phalanges

1. Noun. (plural of phalange) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of phalanx) ¹

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Definition of Phalanges

1. phalange [n] - See also: phalange

Medical Definition of Phalanges

1. The finger bones (the singular is phalanx). There are three phalanges in each digit, except the thumb which only has two. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phalanges

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phalacrosis
phalaena
phalaenid
phalaenids
phalangal
phalange
phalangeal
phalangeal cell
phalangeal joints
phalangectomy
phalanger
phalangerid
phalangerids
phalangers
phalanges (current term)
phalangian
phalangid
phalangids
phalangious
phalangist
phalangistine
phalangite
phalangites
phalangitis
phalangoidea
phalansterian
phalansterians
phalansteries
phalanstery

Literary usage of Phalanges

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The Ungual phalanges are con vex on their dorsal, flat on their palmar, ... The first row, with the metacarpal bones and the second row of phalanges ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The phalanges of the Hand (phalanges Digitorum Manus). The phalanges are fourteen in number, three for each finger, and two for the thumb. ..."

3. The Anatomy of the human skeleton by Henry Morris, John Ernest Frazer (1914)
"THE phalanges The phalanges (fig. 250) are the bones of the toes, and number in all fourteen. Except the great toe, each consists of three phalanges, ..."

4. The Comparative anatomy of the domesticated animals by Auguste Chauveau (1887)
"The first is deep-seated, the other two are superficial. 1. Anterior Extensor of the phalanges. (Fig. 135, 20.) Synonyms. ..."

5. The anatomist's vade mecum: a system of human anatomy by Erasmus Wilson (1845)
"phalanges.—There are two phalanges in the great toe, and three in the other toes ... The phalanges of the first row are convex above, concave upon the under ..."

6. The Dublin dissector or Manual of anatomy by Robert Harrison (1854)
"The fingers are composed each of three phalanges, except the thumb, which has only two; there are therefore fourteen phalanges in all; the first, ..."

7. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1846)
"phalanges of tin fingers, Ossa seu Ag'minn. seu ... '1 he second or middle phalanges, ... The phalanges of a finger or toe are united with each other; ..."

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