Origin of phalangeal
1825–35; < New Latin phalange(us) + -al1
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Examples from the Web for phalangeal
Phalangeal or podial elements of rodents and various bones of rabbits were identified.
The phalangeal formula is 2-2-3-4-3; the terminal phalanges are claw-shaped.
The phalangeal formula is 2-2-3-3; the terminal phalanges are claw-shaped.
Ringbone is the designation of the exostosis which is found on the coronet and in the digital and phalangeal regions.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
Great care is necessary to keep the tiny carpal, tarsal, and phalangeal bones from getting lost.Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting
William T. Hornaday
- anatomy of or relating to a phalanx or phalanges
- Of or relating to a phalanx or phalanges.
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