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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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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
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Views: 1900

How is this possible

My finger can't straighten after I have held it with something. I experience a lot of pain before it is able to straighten up. I am a bit afraid that this is a sympton of arthritis. Is this true?

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by ikke124lins
Sat May 25, 2013 1:10 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How is this possible
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Views: 1900

Sequence allignment questions

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/86/Zinc-finger-seq-alignment2.png ':' means Conservative amino acids. As we know it's the replacement of an amino acid residue with another one with similar properties, so why do the amino acids with the ...

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by TToe
Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:51 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Sequence allignment questions
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Views: 2141

Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

I am so glad to finally find out this is normal. As a little kid ( 14 years old now) I would love it when the teacher would read us ... often fall asleep listening to her turn the pages, the way her thumb and finger rub against it and the friction of the fingers makes a sound as the page ...

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by Ayyce
Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:31 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 88
Views: 118508

Re: how to know a muscle is contracting or relaxing

... eye muscles are working to focus and moving across your screen and your finger muscles are operating to strike the keyboard. All thes little actions require contractions and relaxations of opposing pairs or groups of muscles ...

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 10:07 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to know a muscle is contracting or relaxing
Replies: 2
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