Definition of phalangeal in English:

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phalangeal

Pronunciation: /fəˈlanj(ē)əl/
/fāˈlanj(ē)əl/

adjective

Anatomy
Relating to a phalanx or the phalanges.
Example sentences
  • The finger and thumb flexors were transected at the proximal interphalangeal joint and metacarpal phalangeal joint, respectively.
  • A tooth may penetrate an extensor tendon and MCP joint capsule, sometimes fracturing a metacarpal or phalangeal bone.
  • The extremities showed stigmata of rheumatoid arthritis with symmetrical swelling of the proximal interphalangeal joints and limited range of motion and swelling of the metacarpal phalangeal joints bilaterally.
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