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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thumb

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 ability to passively hyperextend the distal ...

en.oxforddictionaries.com/explore/is-a-thumb-a-finger

Have you ever wondered whether a thumb was a finger or something else ... thumbs have certain similarities to fingers, there are some key differences. ... What are the similarities and distinctions between the thumb and the four fingers?

english.stackexchange.com/questions/7285/is-a-thumb-also-a-finger

Dec 22, 2010 ... The only real differences I see between the thumb and the other 4 fingers, which I don't find as enough to exclude it as a finger (though it is a ...

www.theguardian.com/notesandqueries/query/0,,-82346,00.html

The correct anatomical name for the thumb is the "pollux" and the big toe the ... doesn't even have a word for 'toes' big or little - they are called 'foot fingers'.

www.debate.org/opinions/would-you-say-thumb-is-a-finger

The thumb has a different name compared to the other fingers (index, middle ... The differences are disconnected when you realize that they both have FINGER ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11095527

Neuroreport. 2000 Nov 9;11(16):3603-6. Different laterality between the thumb and index finger in human SII activities. Hamada Y(1), Nozawa T, Kado H, Suzuki  ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2827037

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 ...

www.reference.com/science/thumb-finger-91c574b48302e07c

A: 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, or .

www.nature.com/articles/ncomms8717

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

www.dictionary.com/browse/opposable-thumb

Opposable thumb definition at Dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and ... A thumb that can be placed opposite the fingers of the same hand. ... What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete? Learn the ...