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finger

 [fing´ger]
one of the five digits of the hand.
baseball finger mallet finger.
clubbed finger one affected by clubbing.
hammer finger mallet f.
index finger forefinger.
mallet finger partial permanent flexion of the terminal phalanx of a finger caused by a ball or other object striking the end or back of the finger, resulting in rupture of the attachment of the extensor tendon. Called also baseball or hammer finger.
webbed f's syndactyly of the fingers.

in·dex fin·ger

[TA]
the second finger (the thumb being counted as the first).
Synonym(s): digitus (manus) secundus [II] [II]* ☆ , forefinger, index (1) , second finger

forefinger

/fore·fin·ger/ (-fing-ger) index finger; the second finger, counting the thumb as first.

forefinger

(fôr′fĭng′gər)

forefinger

the first, or index, finger.
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Lim urged voters to reject offers from unscrupulous candidates who would offer to buy their votes, or put indelible ink on their forefingers in exchange for money to make sure they would no longer go to the polling precincts.
In performing this technique, I have noticed that I often "crawl" my fingers into place below the fetal head by alternately flexing and extending my forefingers along the skull.
One of the most common ways to test the softness of a loaf is by squeezing it between the thumb and forefingers, creating a 'V' shape with the hand.
PLACE your forefingers horizontally across each eyebrow and gently pull them up towards your hairline.
Over on West 151st Street, teens employ an exchange of grips, chops, and waves that ends by touching forefingers and thumbs, sometimes called the Taliban.
Flip it back over and stick your two thumbs and two forefingers into each of the 4 flap pockets, Fingers should press center creases so that all four flaps meet at a point in the center.
Then, with a smile, forming a circle with his thumbs and forefingers, he said Manhattan had become that big.
Apply pressure here with your thumbs or forefingers for the same slow count of ten.
He has scars on his lower arms and birds tattooed between the thumbs and forefingers of each hand.
Hold each toe with your thumb, index and forefingers and rotate each toe five times in one direction and five times in the other direction.