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  • as inhand
  • as intoe

synonyms for phalanges

  • appendage
  • fist
  • grip
  • palm
  • duke
  • extremity
  • fin
  • grasp
  • hold
  • hook
  • metacarpus
  • mitt
  • paw
  • shaker

antonyms for phalanges

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  • foot
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    How to use phalanges in a sentence

    No hylid genus is edentate, and none has either T-shaped terminal phalanges or the unusual dorsal spinules.
    SYSTEMATIC STATUS OF A SOUTH AMERICAN FROG, ALLOPHRYNE RUTHVENI GAIGEJOHN D. LYNCH
    Thus the entire length of the four phalanges slightly exceeds 11 inches, or rather more than three times the length of the head.
    DRAGONS OF THE AIRH. G. SEELEY
    There is volar flexion of the phalanges when the subject is at rest.
    LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
    It is a disease of colts and may affect one or all of the phalanges at the same time.
    LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
    And even in the turtles we have eight carpal bones and five digits, while no finger has less than two phalanges.
    ON THE GENESIS OF SPECIESST. GEORGE MIVART
    Not unfrequently, however, the lower ends of the splint-bones carry a small expansion, representing the phalanges.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 7VARIOUS
    Society, on his scheme, is to be divided into departments or phalanges, each phalange numbering about 1600 persons.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 6VARIOUS
    This may be done by making use of cocain in solution for the production of local anesthesia as in lameness of the phalanges.
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    Volar flexion of the phalanges relieves tension on the parts; therefore, this position is assumed while the subject is at rest.
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    Passive movement of the phalanges in all directions is practised in order to produce crepitation.
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    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO PHALANGES

    • appendage
    • dactyl
    • digit
    • phalanges
    • phalanx
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