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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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The patient could not make a fist because of the overlapping of the little finger over the ring finger (Figure 2).
Among the celebrities with longer ring fingers are Hollywood heart-throbs Sir Sean Connery, Brad Pitt and Colin Firth.
The pattern distribution of individual fingers showed a maximum number of loops in little finger, whorls in ring finger and arches in index finger, which was similar to studies conducted by Amit A.
Longer ring fingers typically indicate that a baby was exposed to more of the male hormone androgen while in the womb.
They found players were almost exclusively more likely to have a long ring finger on their right hand compared with their index finger than a control group of other UK males.
Ten men, ages 20 to 40, were chosen; four of them had long ring fingers. Each of three groups of women, ages 20 to 40, took turns holding the men's hands through a curtain and then rated them for all-around sexiness.
He turns his head with a conspicuous snort, badmouths him loudly, and advocates for the expedience of bringing back the old custom of cutting off ring fingers, beginning with that of the prestigious harpist.
When I tested the theory on a fit colleague of mine, we discovered her ring finger was slightly shorter than her index finger.
WOMEN whose ring fingers are longer than their index fingers are generally better at sport, experts said today.
Despite frantic rescue efforts, the 20-year-old lost half of her middle and ring fingers, part of her index finger and the tip of her little one on her left hand.
He found that men teaching traditional science subjects such as maths and physics had index fingers at least as long as their ring fingers, meaning they had high levels of oestrogen.
Equally, those whose ring fingers were longer than their index fingers were more likely to suffer heart attacks much later in life.