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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5th Mid-Phalanx Proximal Width (MPvPW): The transverse width of the proximal region of the mid-phalanx belonging to the 5th digit. 5th Mid-Phalanx Distal Width (MPvDW): The transverse width of the distal region of the mid-phalanx belonging to the 5th digit.
5th Distal Phalanx Length (DPvL): The vertical distance between the starting point and the end point of the distal phalanx belonging to the 5th digit.
5th Distal Phalanx Proximal Width (DPvPW): The transverse width of the proximal region of the distal phalanx belonging to the 5th digit.
5th Distal Phalanx Distal Width (DPvDW): The transverse width of the distal region of the distal phalanx belonging to the 5th digit.
5th Digit Length (DvL): The vertical distance between the starting point and the end point of the 5th digit.