Palmar tubercle - Tuberculum palmaris

Description

The palmar tubercles are located at the palmar surface of the base of the middle phalanx in carnivores, separated by a groove  that is shallower than on the proximal phalanx.

The palmar tubercles are also less pronounced than on the proximal phalanx.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Miller's Anatomy of the Dog, 4th Edition - Evans & de Lahunta- Elsevier

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