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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Obviously it was a nasty break and basically snapped the little finger clean in half, so it was more than a dislocation and he found a couple of other things in the hand as well - a crack in the finger next to it and a crack on the radius on the wrist.
Arches were seen in the least number with the maximum number of arches in index finger (54%) and was equally distributed among ring and little finger (9.
The accused ferociously resisted arrest and assaulted the policemen, one of whom was left with a 2 per cent permanent disability in his little finger, said records.
Sohail Saleem, Head of PCB's Medical and Sports Sciences while commenting on the heath and fitness of Imdad said :He (Imad) injured his left little finger while playing in Islamabad last month.
My little finger is just skin and bone with no tissue.
While initial enquiries resulted in vague replies, a member in the Daredevils camp revealed on Saturday that despite the official version being a sore finger and how the skipper is taking precautionary measures, the reality is that a fracture in his little finger has restricted Pietersen from hitting the nets.
Two bumps on the inside of the ring press on pressure points at the base of one's little finger, which then open up nasal passageways and makes it easier for those wearing the ring to breathe through their nose.
little finger and the earpiece into the thumb, Miles aimed for "a very natural
The rookie Tech 3 Yamaha rider fell at a high-speed downhill chicane and got his left hand caught underneath the bike as he slid into the gravel, leaving Smith with a gruesome wound on his left little finger.
Renato Gumban, head of the PNP Anti-Kidnapping Task Force, said the kidnappers of Indian businessman Gurtej Singh cut off part of his little finger, prompting his family to seek police help.
Clinically, Kirner's deformity is characterized by shortening of the terminal phalanx of the little finger, which is stubby and deflected in a palmar and radial direction, typically described as "eagle-claw-like" by Sugiura, (7) with a small, dysmorphic "watch glass" nail.
A CHILDREN'S nursery company has been fined pounds 40,000 and ordered to pay pounds 35,000 costs after a 14-month-old boy had the end of his little finger cut off in a door.