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Bony growths in the area of the finger joints occurring in rheumatoid arthritis, leading to ankylosis and associated with lateral deflection of the fingers toward the ulnar side.
What’s The #’s Real Name?A hash has referred to stripes on military jackets since as early as 1910. But, in the 1980s, people started using hash to refer to the # symbol.
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