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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
- big toes have two phalanges while
the other digits
have three phalanges
. The phalanges
as long bones. Toe bones
of the foot. Note...
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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
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(16) (wrist), metacarpals
(10), proximal phalanges
(10), intermediate phalanges
(8) and distal phalanges
(2 bones) - left hip bone and...
bone (2) Metatarsals
of the foot Proximal phalanges
(10) Intermediate phalanges
(8) Distal phalanges
(10) List of skeletal
- and distal phalanges
), so they have two interphalangeal
joints: the proximal interphalangeal joint between
and middle phalanges
- are called phalanges
and the big toe has two phalanges while
four toes have three phalanges
each. The joints between
- (intermediate) phalanges
joints" (DIJ or DIP), those between
(intermediate) and third
- toes are present. The toe phalanges
also show hyperphalangy; exceptionally, Ophthalmosaurus shows
a reduced number
. The earliest
- tendons insert
into the phalanges
. These flattened tendons
(aponeurosis) of extensor muscles
span the proximal
and middle phalanges
. At the distal
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