ring finger


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ring fin·ger

[TA]
fourth finger.
Synonym(s): digitus anularis [TA], digitus (manus) quartus [IV] [IV]* ☆ , fourth finger

ring finger

n.
The third finger of the left hand.

ring fin·ger

(ring fing'gĕr) [TA]
Fourth finger.
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Overcorrection in the coronal plane is prevented by the closely attached normally aligned ring finger and the flexibility of the inserted K-wire.
Distribution of Fingerprint Pattern in Right Hand in Individual Fingers Right Hand Thumb Index Finger Middle Finger Arch 3 (4.9%) 33 (54.09%) 13 (21.31%) Composite 51 (56.66%) 21 (23.33%) 11 (12.22%) Loop 124 (17.17%) 105 (14.54%) 181 (25.07%) Whorl 72 (19.09%) 91 (24.14%) 45 (11.93%) Right Hand Ring Finger Little Finger Total Arch 6 (9.83%) 6 (9.83%) 61 (4.88%) Composite 5 (5.55%) 2 (2.22%) 90 (7.2%) Loop 113 (15.65%) 199 (27.56%) 722 (57.76%) Whorl 126 (33.42%) 43 (11.40%) 377 (30.16%) Figure 1.
Our observation that trigger finger has similar incidence in the ring, thumb, and long fingers coupled with low observed frequency of the suspected comorbidities, hypothyroidism and diabetes, does not support the previously indicated reports that the ring finger is the most common site of trigger finger, and the disorder is associated with diabetes and hypothyroidism.
"The longer the ring finger compared to the index -- that is, the greater the exposure to testosterone -- the more attractive the face was rated," she said by phone.
He said: "In men the ring finger tends to be slightly longer than the index finger and the difference in length is thought to be the result of testosterone exposure before birth.
As the months, and life with the other children, wore on he began to think that maybe some casual event made all the members of his family have accidents with their left hands, accidents that always brought on the loss of the ring finger. His deskmate told him that losing fingers was typical of carpenters.
Double or triple extensor digitorum communis (EDC) to long fingers, single or triple EDC to ring finger and single or double EDC to small finger (3).
Females with index fingers slightly shorter than their ring fingers should excel at sport, particularly running.
Earlier this week the Mean Girls actress sparked an engagement riddle by wearing an enormous solitaire diamond on her ring finger at the premiere of her new film, Bobby.
My hand came up with the hook, and my ring finger was compressed between the stop pad and the shaft.
His teacher asked his student to close his mouth, cover his right nostril with his thumb and cover his left nostril with his pinky and ring finger. The teacher asked the student to continue to do this until he found his breath interesting.
Low prenatal testosterone has genetic effects which cause the wedding ring finger to grow significantly shorter than the index finger.