phalangeal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj phalangeal of or relating to the bones of the fingers or toes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Phalangeal Of or pertaining to the phalanges. See Phalanx, 2.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • phalangeal In anatomy and zoöl., of or pertaining to a phalanx or the phalanges. Also phalangal, phelangial, phalangean, phalangian.
    • phalangeal The outwardly directed process of the head of an outer rod of Corti. Also called phalanx of a rod of Corti.
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Usage

In literature:

The index and middle toes of the foot are united to the last phalange.
"Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon" by Robert A. Sterndale
But in Penguin and Hook-billed ducks, the terminal phalanges of the wing are a little shortened.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I." by Charles Darwin
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 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
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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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