Phalanges facts for kids
|Bone: Phalanx bone|
|Illustration of the phalanges|
|The phalanges in a human hand|
|Articulations||Metacarpophalangeal, metatarsophalangeal, interphalangeal|
Phalanges are bones. There are 14 of them in each hand and foot. The phalanges in the hand are commonly called fingers and those in the feet are called toes. Toe bones are usually shorter than the bones in the hand.
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