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The thumb is the first digit of the hand. When a person is standing in the medical anatomical .... The pad-to-pad pinch between the thumb and index finger is made possible because of the human abili...

Is a thumb a finger? - Oxford Dictionaries

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What are the similarities and distinctions between the thumb and the four fingers? Some are obvious: all five digits on our hands are jointed and have nails on ...

grammaticality - Is a thumb also a finger? - English Language ...

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Dec 22, 2010 ... The thumb has a different name compared to the other fingers (index, .... The only real difference between thumb vs. fingers and hallux vs. toes ...

Origins and Evolution of Human Language: Opposable Thumb

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The evolution of the opposable or prehensile thumb is usually associated with Homo ... The thumb, unlike other fingers, is opposable, in that it is the only digit on the ... functional differences there are between humans' "fully opposable" thumb ...

Sex differences: males vs. females & the hand! - HAND RESEARCH

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Sex differences (males vs. females) & the hand: thumb, digit ratio, little finger, ... between 'male-female differences' and thumb length in the first half of 2003.

What If Our Hands Had 6 Fingers? - Live Science

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May 11, 2012 ... They think the sixth finger would likely be an extra thumb. ... system for our brains can make the difference between reading as we know it today ...

Opposable thumb | Define Opposable thumb at Dictionary.com

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(ə-pō'zə-bəl) A thumb that can be placed opposite the fingers of the same hand. ... What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete? Learn the correct uses  ...

The Difference between Arthritis and Carpal Tunnel - Crozer ...

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Sep 9, 2015 ... The median nerve provides sensation to the palm side of your thumb and fingers, except your little finger. It also provides nerve signals to move ...

The evolution of human and ape hand proportions : Nature ...

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Jul 14, 2015 ... These results support the view that the long thumb relative to fingers ... 3), even revealing significant differences between species of gorillas ...

Thumbs Are Handy Digits - NSTA News

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Jan 30, 2004 ... Move your thumb and fingers to find out how your thumb moves ... An opposable thumb is a physical adaptation for primates. ... The magnetic connection between the inner and outer halves of the robot are also really clever.

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Is the thumb a finger? | Reference.com

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The webbing that connects the area between the human thumb and index finger is referred to as the thenar space. This area lies beneath the deep fascia, ...

Would you say thumb is a finger? | Debate.org

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The thumb Is literally classified anatomically as a finger. ..... There's also a linguistically difference, if the thumb was a finger it wouldn't make sense to say ' fingers ...

Is the thumb a fifth finger? A study of digit interaction during force ...

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Aug 18, 2004 ... Keywords: finger, thumb, force, coordination, human .... Force deficit for a digit was defined as the difference between this digit's MVC force in its ...