Phalanges, Mehrzahl von Phalanx.

Pierer's Lexicon. 1857–1865.

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  • Phalanges — Pha*lan ges, n., pl. of {Phalanx}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • PHALANGES — populi Aethiopiae, in ora Orientali ad Sinum Barbaricum. Plin. l. 6. c. 30. Ubi Phalangis mons, Ptol …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • phalanges — [fə lan′jēz΄] pl.n. see PHALANX …   English World dictionary

  • Phalanges — The bones of the fingers by Aristotle in the 4th century B.C. (and since extended to the bones of the toes) because they were arrayed like Greek soldiers for battle. There are generally three phalanges (distal, middle, proximal) for each digit,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Phalanges — Phalanx Pha lanx, n.; pl. {Phalanxes}, L. {Phalanges}. [L., from Gr. ?.] 1. (Gr. Antiq.) A body of heavy armed infantry formed in ranks and files close and deep. There were several different arrangements, the phalanx varying in depth from four to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phalanges — Phalange Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • phalanges — n.; sing. phalanx the bones of the fingers and toes (digits). The first digit (thumb/big toe) has two phalanges. Each of the remaining digits has three phalanges. Derivatives: phalangeal adj …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • phalanges — /feuh lan jeez/, n. 1. a pl. of phalanx. 2. pl. of phalange. [ < L < Gk phálanges] * * * …   Universalium

  • phalanges — pha•lan•ges [[t]fəˈlæn dʒiz[/t]] n. 1) anat. a pl. of phalanx 2) anat. zool. pl. of phalange • Etymology: < L < Gk phálanges …   From formal English to slang

  • phalanges — pl. (sing.    ♦ phalanx ) bones of finger or toe.    ♦ phalangeal, a.    ♦ phalangigrade,   a. walking on phalanges …   Dictionary of difficult words

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