Finger (sagittal section)
appendage at the end of a human hand (thumb, index finger, middle finger,
third finger, little finter).
Head of metacarpal
: top of the metacarpal bone.
Tendon of flexor digitorum superficialis
: tissue that connects
the flexor sublimus digitorum to the phalange.
: first phalange.
Tendon of extensor
: tissue that connects the extensor to the
Tendon of flexor digitorum profundus
: tissue that connects the
flexor profundus digitorum to the phalange.
: elastic substance that allows flexibility
of the joints between the phalanges.
: fleshy part at the end of a finger.
: second phalange.
: tissue forming the central layer of the skin.
: third phalange.
: horny plate on the dorsal surface of the end of a finger.
: tissue forming the outer layer of the skin.
EN : Hand
FR : main
ES : Mano
Like other paired organs (eyes, ears, legs),
each hand is dominantly controlled by the opposing brain hemisphere, and
thus handedness, or preferred hand choice for single-handed activities
such as writing with a pen, reflects a significant individual trait.