2nd digit of the manus. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Index_finger ]

Synonyms: hand digit 2 manual digit II 2nd finger 2nd digit of hand digit 2 of fore-paw fore digit II second digit of hand fore limb digit 2 second finger finger 2

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Term information



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depicted by


has narrow synonym

hand digit 2

index finger



taxon notes

Anurans lack manual digit 1, so manual digit 2 is the digit after the prepollex (Phenotype RCN Oct 2012)

This class represents the standard tetrapod configuration. Wagner proposes that avian digits I,II,III develop from C2,C3,C4. To support this scheme we have separate classes representing the avian digits (here called alula, manual digit, major digit).