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 VSAO : 0000199 ]

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Term information

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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