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

Synonyms: long bone of digit phalanx bone digit long bone phalanges phalange

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim

plural term
phalanges

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