Falange distal - Phalanx distalis

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The distal phalanges (ungual phalanges), in form, resemble those of the fingers; but they are smaller and are flattened from above downward; each presents a broad base for articulation with the corresponding bone of the second row, and an expanded distal extremity for the support of the nail and end of the toe.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Jerarquía anatómica

Anatomia general > Huesos; Sistema esquelético > Esqueleto apendicular > Huesos de los miembros inferiores > Porción libre del miembro inferior > Huesos del pie > Huesos de los dedos; Falanges > Falange distal

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