Definitions for: Pollex


[n] the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb



Webster (1913) Definition: Pol"lex, n.; pl. Pollices. [the thumb.] (Anat.)
The first, or preaxial, digit of the fore limb, corresponding
to the hallux in the hind limb; the thumb. In birds, the
pollex is the joint which bears the bastard wing.

Synonyms: thumb

See Also: finger, musculus abductor pollicis, thumbnail


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