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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- One of the segments of an insect's tarsus.

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  • The second specimen is considerably less impressive, consisting only of two phalanges from the foot.
  • The phalanges are the fourteen bones of the toes, -- three in each except the great toe, which, like the thumb, has two.
  • Hand models also need to be more than pretty phalanges.
  • Volar flexion is limited by the extensors of the phalanges. for more
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