Dictionary » F » First finger

First finger

First finger --> thumb

The first digit on the radial side of the hand.

Synonym: digitus primus, pollex, first finger.

Origin: A.S. Thuma


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Why do we heal so slowly?

I see plants growing an inch in a day. So why does a little cut on my finger take a week or two to heal?

See entire post
by hucker
Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:07 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do we heal so slowly?
Replies: 0
Views: 69

Re:

... so 1) likely a mutation (or one of your parent was having a 6th finger and had it removed and for some reason chose not to tell or ignore ... be stupid to do it by yourself, but if you are not satisfied by your first surgery, go see a doctor to see what could be done (plastic surgeon?) ...

See entire post
by BrentElmer
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:11 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: 6 fingers
Replies: 5
Views: 6006

Re: 6 fingers

The presence of an extra sixth finger or toe, a very common congenital malformation (birth defect). This condition is called hexadactyly. The word hexadactyly literally means six digits. In medical usage, hexadactyly does not specify whether ...

See entire post
by BrentElmer
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:10 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: 6 fingers
Replies: 5
Views: 6006

Trying to prove height increase...need help

20140723_121159.jpg So I think I have proof of concept for my finger which are long bones but there are some differences between finger bones and long bones. I need you to validate that the finger on the right hand is longer. I have some before pictures ...

See entire post
by MiniGolfer
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:09 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trying to prove height increase...need help
Replies: 2
Views: 2575

How is this possible

Is it just one finger? I have two fingers that can get stuck in the flexed position - it's an issue with the tendon sheaths, really annoying.

See entire post
by Darby
Sun May 26, 2013 2:39 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How is this possible
Replies: 4
Views: 3289
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,740 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link