Toe - Definition

March 2017


Definition

Toes designate fingers foot. Unlike the fingers, toes do not have the ability to handle because they do not have thumbs. Less known than the famous index or ring, toes have the following names: hallux, secundus, tertius, quartus and Quintus. If the big toe has only two phalanges in the other four have three. The most common diseases in this part of the anatomy are crushes, fractures, fungal infections and frostbite.

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