little finger

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lit·tle fin·ger

[TA]
the little or fifth finger.
Synonym(s): digitus (manus) minimus [TA], digitus auricularis, digitus (manus) quintus [V], fifth finger

little finger

n.
1. The smallest finger of the human hand; the last finger as counted from the thumb.
2. The part of a glove that covers this finger.
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5 T units revealed diffused thickening of soft tissue of the right foot, involving the 3rd, 4th and 5th digits, appearing heterogeneously hyperintense on T1- and T2-weighted sequences with multiple thin linear low-signal intensity areas consistent with fibrous strands (Fig.
Other common observations in the affected autopods were clinodactyly or shortening of 5th digits short and narrow palms and reduced arm lengths.