baseball finger



Permanent flexion of the terminal phalanx of a finger due to a break in the extensor tendon resulting from a blow from a ball or other object.hammer finger mallet finger

Nearby words

  1. biosynthetic,
  2. biosystem,
  3. biosystematics,
  4. biot's respiration,
  5. biot-savart law,
  6. biotech,
  7. biotech.,
  8. biotechnological,
  9. biotechnology,
  10. biotelemetry

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