Phalanges

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Phalanges pl. of Phalanx.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n phalanges The plural of phalanx (as well as of phalange).
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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
The digits appear to have been short, perhaps with no more than two phalanges.
"A New Order of Fishlike Amphibia From the Pennsylvanian of Kansas" by Theodore H. Eaton
The middle finger has three phalanges, and the index one.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
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
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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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