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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Anatomy Of or relating to a phalanx or phalanges.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Relating to a phalanx
  • adj. Relating to a phalange
  • n. A phalange (bone of a finger or toe)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the phalanges. See phalanx, 2.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In anatomy and zoöl., of or pertaining to a phalanx or the phalanges. Also phalangal, phelangial, phalangean, phalangian.
  • The outwardly directed process of the head of an outer rod of Corti. Also called phalanx of a rod of Corti.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the bones of the fingers or toes

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