Phalangal

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Phalangal Of or pertaining to the phalanges. See Phalanx, 2.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • phalangal Same as phalangeal.
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Usage

In literature:

Phalanges, Organization of society into, 305.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
At Rawak the phalanger and the sheepdog in a wild state were the only quadrupeds met with.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Peculiar, ill understood laws regulate the phalangal divisions of the various animals.
"The Testimony of the Rocks" by Hugh Miller
The proximal phalanges are broken oftener than the others.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
PHALANGES, deficiency of, ii.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
The PHALANGES of the fingers have three ranges of bones, while the thumb has but two.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
In the hind-foot the terminal joint or phalange is retracted on to the top, and not the side of the middle phalange.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
Phalangeal or podial elements of rodents and various bones of rabbits were identified.
"Food of the Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos Brehm, in South-central Kansas" by Dwight Platt
The usual number of phalanges is 2, 2, 3, 2 in the Stegocephalia and Caudata, 2, 2, 3, 3 in the Ecaudata.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4" by Various
Have any fingers or toes only two phalanges?
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
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In poetry:

Glancing back through serried ranges,
Vivid as his own phalanges,
Every captain might espy
Equal host in sculpture vie;
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore

In news:

The foot is made up of tarsal bones, metatarsal bones and phalanges.
Hammertoe is a deformed, claw-shaped toe, usually the second toe, that results from permanent flexion (bending) between one or both phalangeal joints.
Hammertoe is a deformed, claw-shaped toe, usually the second toe, that results from permanent flexion (bending) between one or both phalangeal joints.
For example, the base phalange of the discipline, or the Saturn finger, is determined by Pisces.
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