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Distal Phalanx


Updated May 15, 2008

Distal Phalanx

Foot with the distal phalanges outlined and labeled.

Photo © Terence Vanderheiden, D.P.M.
Definition: The distal phalanx is the phalange bone at the very tip of the toes. There are two "phalanges" in the big toe (hallux) and three phalanges in toes 2-5.
Also Known As: distal phalange

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