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The distal parts of a limb, such as fingers or toes.
These are named and identified by Roman numerals.
In a pentadactyl (
five-fingered or five-toed
) arrangement, the most medial digit, if present, is I (e.g. the human
) and the most lateral is V (e.g. the human
Symmetry, skeletal axis and weight pass through an enlarged third (III) digit.
The other digits, if present, are reduced to the extent that they do not bear any weight.
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A to C
D to F
G to L
M to O
P to Q
R to S
T to Z
Symmetry, skeletal axis and weight pass through enlarged third (III) and fourth (IV)
The other digits (if present) are reduced to the extent that they do not bear any weight.
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