phalangeal

[ fuh-lan-jee-uhl ]
/ fəˈlæn dʒi əl /

adjective

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

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Origin of phalangeal

1825–35; <New Latin phalange(us) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM phalangeal

in·ter·pha·lan·ge·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for phalangeal

phalangeal
/ (fəˈlændʒɪəl) /

adjective

anatomy of or relating to a phalanx or phalanges
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Medical definitions for phalangeal

phalangeal
[ fə-lănjəl, fā- ]

adj.

Of or relating to a phalanx or phalanges.
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