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a finger or toe.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


(dij'it), [TA]
A finger or toe.
See also: finger, toe.
Synonym(s): digitus [TA], dactyl, dactylus
[L. digitus]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


(dij'it) [TA]
A finger or toe.
Synonym(s): digitus [TA] , dactyl, dactylus.
[L. digitus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The explanation for this curious gesture is indicated by the inscription: 'Ubi dolor ibi digitus' it says (where the blow, there the finger).