[fuh-lan-jee-uh l]


of or relating to a phalanx.
Anatomy, Zoology. of or relating to a phalanx or the phalanges.

Origin of phalangeal

1825–35; < New Latin phalange(us) + -al1
Related formsin·ter·pha·lan·ge·al, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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anatomy of or relating to a phalanx or phalanges
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phalangeal in Medicine


[fə-lănjəl, fā-]


Of or relating to a phalanx or phalanges.
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