phalange

[fal-uhnj, fuh-lanj, fey-lanj]
noun, plural phalanges [fuh-lan-jeez] . Anatomy, Zoology.
a phalanx.

Origin:
1550–60; back formation from phalanges

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phalange (ˈfælændʒ)
 
n , pl phalanges
anatomy another name for phalanx
 
[C16: via French, ultimately from Greek phalanx]

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