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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Mourinho was asked about his little finger gesture in the press conference following the game and he replied: "No, it's a finger, smaller than the others."
However, the meaning behind Mourinho's little finger gesture remains unclear, with Gary Lineker joking in midweek the United boss was mimicking Austin Powers' nemesis Doctor Evil.
[1-3,8] In the current case, as the ring finger amputate was not suitable for replantation, we replanted the little finger amputate with the thought that it would provide stronger grasping force and improved cosmetic result.
The Australian suffered a displaced fracture on the little finger of his right hand while fielding in the game against Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.
A valgus deformity of the little finger sometimes occurs after conservative treatment or neglect of the proximal phalangeal neck fracture.
The 2013 Superbike World Champion underwent surgery following a fracture in his little finger following his crash in free practice at the Portimao circuit.
By: Mahmoud Oraby CAIRO --7 August 2017: He is without a doubt one of the smartest, most unpredictable villains of TV and fiction, which is exactly why his wisdom should not go unlearnt, after all, Lord Petyr Baelish aka Little finger can teach you a thing or two about life, even when it does not involve frozen zombies or uncomfortable chairs made of molten swords.
Arches were seen in maximum numbers in index finger, composites in thumb, loops in little finger and whorls in ring finger as shown in Figure 1.
Dubai: A masseur has been jailed for six months for assaulting two policemen and breaking the little finger of one of them when they tried to apprehend him for offering massages to pedestrians.
LAHORE -- All-rounder Imad Wasim has been ruled out of the squad for the three T20Is against England after not recovering sufficiently from his fracture injury to his left little finger.
He was taken to hospital having fractured both his index finger and his little finger.
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.