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(Science: anatomy) The finger bones (the singular is phalanx). There are three phalanges in each digit, except the thumb which only has two.

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Can anyone identify this bone...

The only bones I can think of that curve like that are phalanges supporting claws or possibly part of a rib, although these ar not normally so smoothly round, Are you sure it is a bone?

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by animartco
Tue May 27, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can anyone identify this bone...
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Half Skulls and Forelimb Sets

... bone structures of frog and fish forelimbs. How are these differences in bone structure adaptive for each for each animal's life style? 7-How do phalanges differ among fish, frogs, birds, and tetra pod mammals (such as the rabbit or cat)? How do Radii and ulna differ? Describe how the phalanges, ...

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by yamana
Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Half Skulls and Forelimb Sets
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Frog Skeleton Help

... Girdle Allson Leadmon Pudisynaphsia Pectoral Girdle Suprascapula Scapula Clavicle Sternum Epidernum Forelimb Humerus Deltoid Capxils Metacarpals Phalanges Radio-Ulna Skull Ventral View Parsy brand Pterygoid Venier Hyoid Arterior Cornea Alary processes Body Thyroid Lower Jaw Mateodeblim Donary ...

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by jemokn
Mon Sep 15, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Frog Skeleton Help
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Tyrannosaurus sex et alia topics

... a proximal-distal suppression of growth in the forelimbs where the arm apparently weakens the farther you travel down it, from the humerus to the phalanges. Make note that this supposedly is documented in lizards that are on the verge of becoming limbless . Now in the last decade or so, it has ...

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by Kiezel
Sun Aug 13, 2006 4:20 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Tyrannosaurus sex et alia topics
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Humans evolved from animals that can glide

As I know only bats have skin between their phalanges. Others such as squirrels just have between front and hind legs. And no it does not show that we evolved from any of those groups. Neither from aquatic forms like Lutra (otter I think) or beaver ...

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by Beetle
Thu Mar 02, 2006 11:01 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humans evolved from animals that can glide
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