distal interphalangeal joints


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dis·tal in·ter·pha·lan·ge·al joints (DIP),

the synovial joints between the middle and distal phalanges of the fingers and of the toes.
Synonym(s): DIP joints

dis·tal in·ter·pha·lan·ge·al joints

(DIP) (dis'tăl in'tĕr-fă-lan'jē-ăl joynts)
The synovial joints between the middle and distal phalanges of the fingers and of the toes.

distal

remote; farther from any point of reference. See also direction.

distal convoluted tubule
the part of the renal tubular system interposed between the nephron loop and the arched collecting tubule. See also convoluted tubules.
distal interphalangeal joints
see Table 11.
distal phalanx
third phalanx.
distal sesamoid
navicular bone in the horse.
distal tarsal bones
the tarsal bones adjacent to the metatarsals.
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