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fingertip

(fĭng′gər-tĭp′)
n.
The extreme end or tip of a finger.
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fingertip

The most dorsal segment of the finger, beyond the nailbed.
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Although replantation is the gold standard technique, it is not widely applied in fingertip amputations as a treatment method, due to its limitation factors such as operational time and cost, necessity of supermicrosurgery equipment, and success rate of surgery.
The goals of any fingertip reconstruction are maintaining the length and volume of the finger, minimizing the esthetic losses, and preserving the functions.
In this paper, the palm coordinate point is mainly detected for excluding the nonfingertip groove point as the fingertip point is calculated; the requirement of precision is thus not too high.
All patients above [10] years of age with fresh fingertip injury were included by the author irrespective of the cause of injury and type of injury between November 2014 and October 2016.
Now, balance the horse on your fingertip. You can do it easily!
The IV3000 fingertip dressing, when used in suitable cases, has excellent cosmetic and functional results.
Thus, more research is needed into puncture sites as an alternative to the fingertip that are associated with less pain, which could favour greater use of SMBG.
Mericilliot's finger bled heavily but despite being too drunk to explain how the argument started he was able to recover his fingertip.
"He ran away with my fingertip in his mouth," Lokugamhewa said.
Objectives: To investigate the etiological factors, intensity of injuries and the possible preventive measures of fingertip injuries and to avert such calamities.