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Finger - Wikipedia

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A finger is a limb of the human body and a type of digit, an organ of manipulation and sensation ... The first digit is the thumb, followed by index finger, middle finger, ring finger, and little fi...

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?

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 ...

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.

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

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Nov 21, 2014 ... 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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...