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Definition of Phalanges
PhalangesPhalanges Pha*lan"ges, n.,
pl. of Phalanx. PhalangesPhalanx Pha"lanx, n.; pl. Phalanxes, L. Phalanges. [L.,
from Gr. ?.]
1. (Gr. Antiq.) A body of heavy-armed infantry formed in
ranks and files close and deep. There were several
different arrangements, the phalanx varying in depth from
four to twenty-five or more ranks of men. ``In cubic
phalanx firm advanced.' --Milton.
The Grecian phalanx, moveless as a tower. --Pope.
2. Any body of troops or men formed in close array, or any
combination of people distinguished for firmness and
solidity of a union.
At present they formed a united phalanx. --Macaulay.
The sheep recumbent, and the sheep that grazed, All
huddling into phalanx, stood and gazed. --Cowper.
3. A Fourierite community; a phalanstery.
4. (Anat.) One of the digital bones of the hand or foot,
beyond the metacarpus or metatarsus; an internode.
5. [pl. Phalanges.] (Bot.) A group or bundle of stamens, as
in polyadelphous flowers.
Meaning of Phalanges from wikipedia
- and big toes have two phalanges while
the other digits
have three phalanges
. The phalanges
are cl****ed as long bones. The phalanges
are the bones
- The Lebanese Phalanges Party
(Arabic: حزب الكتائب اللبنانية Ḥizb al-Katā'ib al-Lubnānīya), better known
as the Phalange
(Arabic: الكتائب al-Katā'ib)...
(10 bones) Phalanges
of the foot Proximal phalanges
(10 bones) Intermediate phalanges
( 8 bones) Distal phalanges
( 10 bones) List of skeletal...
if "the phalange
" was fixed, he replies, "Yes, the phalange
is fixed! As a matter
of fact, we put a whole
lot of extra phalanges
onboard, just in...
(16) (wrist), metacarpals
(10), proximal phalanges
(10), intermediate phalanges
(8) and distal phalanges
(6 bones) - Ilium
- are called phalanges
and the big toe has two phalanges while
four toes have three phalanges
each. The joints between
(MCP) are situated between
the metacarpal bones
and the proximal phalanges
of the fingers. These joints
are of the condyloid
- (intermediate) phalanges
joints" (DIJ or DIP), those between
(intermediate) and third
- and distal phalanges
), so they have two interphalangeal
joints: the proximal interphalangeal joint between
and middle phalanges
has two phalanges
, all of their
toes have three phalanges
. This distinguishes
them from hipposiderids, which
have two phalanges
in all toes. The...
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