What is Phalanges?

Phalanges meaning Part of the lower extremity bones (31 bones on each side) of the appendicular skeleton, which has 126 bones.Each phalange (toe bone), except the big toe, has 3 phalanges; the big toe has only 2 (total of 14 bones on each foot). A phalanx is a single bone or a finger or toe.


reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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