Endochondral bones that are often elongate and arranged in rows of articulating elements, and form the visible part of the digits. [ VSAO:0000199 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phalanx_bones ]

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Term information

Subsets

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plural term
phalanges

definition

Endochondral bones that are often elongate and arranged in rows of articulating elements, and form the visible part of the digits.

has exact synonym

long bone of digit

phalanx bone

digit long bone

phalanges

phalange

id

UBERON:0003221

taxon notes

In primates such as humans and monkeys, the thumb and big toe have two phalanges, while the other fingers and toes consist of three