Middle finger [III] - Digitus medius; digitus tertius [III]



The middle finger, long finger, or tall finger is the third digit of the human hand, located between the index finger and the ring finger. It is usually the longest finger. It is also called the third finger, digitus medius, digitus tertius, or digitus III in anatomy.

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Regions of human body > Regions of upper limb > Hand region > Digiti manus > Middle finger [III]