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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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Although thumbs have certain similarities to fingers, there are some key differences. It's therefore more accurate to describe a thumb as one of five digits that we ...

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

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Nov 21, 2014 ... Medical dictionaries say that the hand has 5 fingers so unless you have an .... There's also a linguistically difference, if the thumb was a finger it ...

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 ...

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 Hand

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The thumb and fingers have essentially the same bone structure, ... Metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joints = articulation between .... What is the difference.

Our thumbs - NCBI - National Institutes of Health

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Over time, the finger bones have straightened the curvature that was used to ... ( bottom) The thumb lengthens, and the angle between index and thumb increases . .... I believe that there is little difference between silicone implants and tendon ...

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.

Tom Tyler, 'The Rule of Thumb' - CyberChimp

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One finger extends out of the side of the hand, and is short and thick, not long; for just as, .... Between Thumb-Catching and Taxonomic Nominalism .... who asserts that the difference between human hand and animal paw is “infinite,” does no ...

Directional Coordination of Thumb and Finger Forces during ...

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Nov 13, 2013 ... Based on the anthropometrical, anatomical, and neurophysiological differences between the thumb and the index finger, we expected that ...

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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 ...

Is the thumb a finger? - Ask.com

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Anatomically, the thumb is a finger. Colloquially, "finger" usually refers to one of of the other four ... What is the name of the area between your thumb and index finger? Ads ...

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 ...