What Is the Function of the Phalanges?


Phalanges provide dexterity to the hand, stability to the foot and disperse body weight; they are the bones that make up the fingers and toes. Phalanges are 14 in human beings and are characterised by muscle insertions.
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The function of phalanges is to grasp, hold and manipulate things. Through evolution, nature designed the phalanges to serve the needs of any given human being. The distal phalanges
The arrangement of the foot bones is similar to that of the hand. The phalanges of the foot and the hand are organized along the following principles: First row phalanges are closest
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The phalanges are the finger bones.
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The Phalanges of the Foot
The skeleton of the foot consists of three parts: the tarsus, metatarsus, and phalanges. 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... More »
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The tarsals are the short bones in the foot. They connect the metatarsals to other parts of the upper foot. The metatarsals connect to the phalanges, or toe bones ...
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