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phalanges

 [fah-lan´jēz] (sing. sing., pha´lanx) [(Gr.)
the bones of the fingers and toes; see anatomic Table of Bones in the Appendices. adj., adj phalan´geal.

pha·lan·ges

(fă-lan'jēz),
Plural of phalanx.
Synonym(s): bones of digits
[L.]

phalanges

(fə-lăn′jēz, fā-)
n.
A plural of phalanx.

phalanges (phal)

See phalanx.

phalanges

The small bones of the fingers and toes. Fingers have three phalanges; the thumbs and big toes have two.

phalanges

plural of phalanx.
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Dorsoplantar radiographs of the pelvic limb, distal joints, and phalanges of the young ostrich at 4 ages: (a) 10 days of age, (b) 20 days of age, (c) 90 days of age, and (d) 135 days of age.
After a short period of wound care and preparation, the distal and middle phalanges and the distal portion of the proximal phalanx were excised and the wound was closed.
This deformity usually involves the distal and middle phalanges of the shorter second, third, fourth, and fifth toes.
During the 1980s and 1990s, the presence of bear skin remains was first associated with wealth and status, as phalanges have been found, for example, in the Kings' mound in Uppsala, Sweden (Petre 1980, 8 f.
The focus is on the 3rd phalanges found in cremation burials, which indicate the cremating of skins along with the bodies.
The idea of interpreting the predator 3rd phalanges (Fig.
5 Put your left phalanges in, and you shake them all about,
These variables are expected because differentials have been found among the types of phalanges used for particular forms of job and depending on regularity of use.
Previous researches indicate that individuals tend to have more hair on the proximal phalanges in both sexes followed by middle and none in the distal phalanges.