noun, plural pol·li·ces [pol-uh-seez] /ˈpɒl əˌsiz/.
Origin of pollex
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Historical Examples of pollex
Pollex: a thumb: the stout fixed spur at inside of tip of tibia.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
Pollex, a Thumbe breadth; called otherwise Vncia, an ynch, 3.The Way To Geometry
I am Macer, the son of that Macer who was neighbor of the gladiator Pollex,—'Aurelian
There are generally five digits, but sometimes the pollex is absent.
In C the distal phalanges of the pollex and second digit have been omitted.