phalangeal


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phalangeal

 [fah-lan´je-al]
pertaining to a phalanx.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pha·lan·ge·al

(fă-lan'jē-ăl), Avoid the mispronunciation phalange'al.
Relating to a phalanx.
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phalangeal

(fə-lăn′jē-əl, fā-) also

phalangal

(fə-lăng′gəl, fā-) or

phalangean

(fə-lăn′jē-ən, fā-)
adj. Anatomy
Of or relating to a phalanx or phalanges.
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phalangeal

adjective Referring to a phalanx or phalanges.
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pha·lan·ge·al

(fă-lan'jē-ăl)
Relating to a phalanx.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Each metacarpal segments to produce the final phalangeal formula of 1-2-3-2 (from pre- to postaxial).
In a previous study Oyster and Smith[5] compared measures of vertebral and phalangeal bone density with bone strength.
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Physical examination revealed anesthetic distal phalangeal atrophy associated with severe deformity of the hands, hypochromic, anesthetic macular lesions (Figure 1), atrophy of the metatarsals and phalanges with severe deformity of the feet, and bilateral plantar perforations (Figure 2).
On her visit, the consulting surgeon noticed an improperly placed below elbow cast which was well past her metacarpal phalangeal joints, greatly restricting movement of her left fingers.
The plain radiograph of his wrists showed cone-shaped epiphyses of the middle phalanges of the second digit of both hands with moderate deviation of the phalangeal axis (Figures 4(a) and 4(b)).
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Phalangeal bones are affected in 60% of cases, metacarpals in about 40%.