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Definition of Phalanges

Phalanges
Phalanges Pha*lan"ges, n., pl. of Phalanx.
Phalanges
Phalanx 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 are classed as long bones. Toe bones or phalanges of the foot. Note...
- currently part of the March 14 Alliance. The Lebanese Phalanges Party is also known as Phalanges Libanaises in French and either Kataeb (الكتائب اللبنانية...
- employee 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...
- carpals (16) (wrist), metacarpals (10), proximal phalanges (10), intermediate phalanges (8) and distal phalanges (10). Pelvis (2 bones) - left hip bone and...
- Cuboid bone (2) Metatarsals (10) Phalanges of the foot Proximal phalanges (10) Intermediate phalanges (8) Distal phalanges (10) List of skeletal muscles...
- and distal phalanges), so they have two interphalangeal joints: the proximal interphalangeal joint between the proximal and middle phalanges (abbreviated...
- are called phalanges and the big toe has two phalanges while the other four toes have three phalanges each. The joints between the phalanges are called...
- (intermediate) phalanges "distal interphalangeal joints" (DIJ or DIP), those between the second (intermediate) and third (distal) phalanges Anatomically...
- toes are present. The toe phalanges also show hyperphalangy; exceptionally, Ophthalmosaurus shows a reduced number of phalanges. The earliest reconstructions...
- tendons insert into the phalanges. These flattened tendons (aponeurosis) of extensor muscles span the proximal and middle phalanges. At the distal end of...