noun, plural pol·li·ces [pol-uh-seez]. /ˈpɒl əˌsiz/.
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Example sentences from the Web for pollex
The pollex is nearly or quite as long as the second digit, and as a rule the digits then successively diminish in size.
In Anura the pollex is represented only by a short metacarpal.
Paltroon is from pollex, a thumb, and truncare, to cut off; for cowards use to cut their thumbs to avoid service.Dissertation on the English Language|Noah Webster, Jr.
All the digits are armed with claws, and the pollex and hallux are not opposable.
In C the distal phalanges of the pollex and second digit have been omitted.