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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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Clinodactilia was found in the fifth fingers in both hands and large big toes and adduction in the second and third toes were found in both feet.
2a) demonstrated a well-defined lobulated soft tissue mass of low-to-intermediate signal intensity with peripheral hypointense rim, extending along the tendon sheath of the fifth finger, exhibited hypointense foci within the lesion.
Bilateral incurving of the terminal phalanges of the fifth fingers (osteochondrosis?
Furthermore, variable anomalies of the hands and feet, such as duplicated terminal phalanx of the thumb, triphalangeal thumb (long finger-like thumb with three phalanges instead of two), preaxial polydactyly (thumb duplication), syndactyly (fusion) of the second and third digits, and fifth finger clinodactyly (curving of the fifth finger towards the fourth) have also be seen in cases with LADD [Guven et al.
Additional gender differences are found in the ratio of the second to fifth finger, and of the third to fourth finger, all in the same direction as the second to fourth finger, such that the ratio is larger for women than for men (McFadden & Shubel, 2002).
It sounds like you have damaged your Ulnar Nerve which is one of the main nerves in the arm and controls movement of the muscles that move the fingers and sensation in the fifth finger and half of the fourth finger.
At the same time Nestle has launched a limited-edition five-finger Kit Kat with the fifth finger free.
He argues that both notes should be played with the fifth finger, a somewhat trickier fingering that nonetheless allows for clearer articulation of the motive.
The abnormalities could be as minor as an incurving fifth finger, low-set ears, asymmetry, or syndactyly.
I cannot grip the club properly because I cannot use any strength with my fifth finger.
Giant cell tumour of the middle phalanx of the left fifth finger.
While chasing his older sister ("we must have been fighting"), he put his hand through a glass door, severing a tendon in the fifth finger of his left hand.