The ungual phalanx progressively decreases in size from the first to the fourth.
The ungual phalanges are also large and are cleft at their extremities.
This count includes the distal or claw joints (ungual joints).
The terminal or ungual phalanges of the digits are commonly specially modified to support nails, claws, or hoofs.
With some of the ungual phalanges there are also well-preserved examples of the epidermal sheath.
ungual un·gual (ŭng'gwəl)
Of or relating to fingernails or toenails.