What are phalanges?

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Phalanges: the small bones of the fingers and toes are called phalanges.

for eg. thumb has two phalanges while other four fingers of hand have three phalanges.
answered by Shubham bhagat

Phalanges are the bones of the fingers and the thumb.

In the hand, the phalanges are lightweight, long and slender structure, whereas in foot these are stout and extremely sturdy.

14 Phalanges (toe bones)  and 14 Phalanges (finger bones)

answered by Andrea