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      • The phalanges are the bones that make up the fingers of the hand and the toes of the foot. There are 56 phalanges in the human body, with fourteen on each hand and foot. Three phalanges are present on each finger and toe, with the exception of the thumb and large toe, which possess only two.
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  2. Sep 30, 2021 · The phalanges are long bones in the foot located distal to the metatarsals. Like in the hand, each toe consists of three phalanges, which are named the proximal, middle and distal phalanges. However, the hallux (great toe) only has two phalanges, a proximal and a distal one. Occasionally, there are only two phalanges in the little toe.

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  3. Sep 30, 2021 · There are fourteen phalanges in each hand; each of the medial four digits has three phalanges (proximal, middle and distal), while the thumb has only two (proximal and distal). The phalanges are interconnected by interphalangeal joints and vascularized via the nutrient rami to phalanges, which stem from the palmar digital arteries. The digits have a universal labeling system using the anatomical position of the hand (palm facing anteriorly) as reference.

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    • Proximal, middle and distal phalanges
  4. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Phalanx_bonePhalanx bone - Wikipedia

    The phalanges are the bones that make up the fingers of the hand and the toes of the foot. There are 56 phalanges in the human body, with fourteen on each hand and foot. Three phalanges are present on each finger and toe, with the exception of the thumb and large toe, which possess only two. The middle and far phalanges of the fourth and fifth ...

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  5. The phalanges of the foot correspond, in number and general arrangement, with those of the hand; there are two in the great toe, and three in each of the other toes. They differ from them, however, in their size, the bodies being much reduced in length, and, especially in the first row, laterally compressed.

  6. There are 3 major types of bones in the hand itself, including: Phalanges. The 14 bones that are found in the fingers of each hand and also in the toes of each foot. Each finger has 3 phalanges (the distal, middle, and proximal); the thumb only has 2. Metacarpal bones.

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