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pollex

noun pol·lex \ˈpä-ˌleks\
plural pol·li·ces \ˈpä-lə-ˌsēz\

Definition of POLLEX

:  the first digit of the forelimb :  thumb

Origin of POLLEX

New Latin pollic-, pollex, from Latin, thumb, big toe
First Known Use: circa 1836

pollex

noun pol·lex \ˈpäl-ˌeks\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural pol·li·ces \ˈpäl-ə-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of POLLEX

:  the first digit of the forelimb :  thumb

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