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ring fin·ger

[TA]
fourth finger.
Synonym(s): digitus anularis [TA], digitus (manus) quartus [IV] [IV]* ☆ , fourth finger

ring finger

n.
The third finger of the left hand.

ring fin·ger

(ring fing'gĕr) [TA]
Fourth finger.
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According to Rustichini, if people's childhoods don't cultivate the competitive psyche, or if the society they live in isn't supportive of women's efforts, they're never going to succeed as entrepreneurs, no matter how long their ring fingers are.
Longer ring fingers typically indicate that a baby was exposed to more of the male hormone androgen while in the womb.
They found players were almost exclusively more likely to have a long ring finger on their right hand compared with their index finger than a control group of other UK males.
Armand had been seven years old when he had realized for the first time that it wasn't by chance that always, at each party, one of the children ended up with his left ring finger cut off.
The researchers measured the lengths of the youngsters' fingers on both hands, then divided the length of the index finger by that of the ring finger to calculate their digit ratios.
Dr Brosnan, whose index finger is the same length as his ring finger, said: 'The results are a fascinating insight into how testosterone and oestrogen levels in the womb can effect people's choice of career and how these levels can show up in the length of fingers on our hands.
He has multiple breaks above and below the knuckle in his middle and ring fingers.
Equally, those whose ring fingers were longer than their index fingers were more likely to suffer heart attacks much later in life.
A new study has found that the lengths of the index and ring fingers on gay men and lesbians differ from those generally found on heterosexuals.
The 25-year-old dancer is desperate to tie the knot with Lopez, but instead of buying her a ring, he suggested they get inkings affirming their commitment on their ring fingers, reports contactmusic.
London, August 16 ( ANI ): Men with ring fingers that are shorter than their index fingers are thought to have lower levels of testosterone and thus have a better chance of recovering from prostrate cancer, a new study has claimed.
The ratio between the length of the index and ring fingers "was lower in the alcoholaddicted patients," says Johannes Kornhuber, director of the psychiatry clinic at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.