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Little finger

Little finger

(Science: anatomy) The little or fifth finger.

Synonym: digitus minimus, digitus quintus, digitus auricularis, fifth finger.


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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?

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by hucker
Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:07 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do we heal so slowly?
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See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polydactyly 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 it) 2) 50% chance of them having it 3) It would be stupid to do it by yourself, but if you are ...

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by BrentElmer
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:11 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: 6 fingers
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Views: 5924

Re: 6 fingers

The presence of an extra sixth finger or toe, a very common congenital malformation (birth defect). This condition ... in between. With the hand for example, the extra finger can be out beyond the little finger (which is called ulnar hexadactyly) or out beyond the thumb (radial hexadactyly) ...

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by BrentElmer
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:10 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: 6 fingers
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Views: 5924

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 ...

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by MiniGolfer
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:09 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trying to prove height increase...need help
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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.

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by Darby
Sun May 26, 2013 2:39 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How is this possible
Replies: 4
Views: 3270
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