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Thumb - Wikipedia

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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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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?

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.

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  ...

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 ...

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 ...

Are Human Hands More Primitive Than Chimps'? | Answers in ...

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Aug 27, 2015 ... Almécija's analysis of primate thumb-and-finger proportions ... to nail down just what defines the differences between ape and human hands, ...

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 differently than your fingers. Fingers and toes are called digits. The thumb is the ...

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 ...

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Is the thumb a finger? | Reference.com

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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 .

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

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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 ...

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

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Just because thumbs bend a little different doesn't mean they're not fingers ..... There's also a linguistically difference, if the thumb was a finger it wouldn't make ...