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pollex

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noun pol·lex \ˈpä-ˌleks\

Definition of pollex

plural pol·li·ces play \ˈpä-lə-ˌsēz\

  1. :  the first digit of the forelimb :  thumb



Origin of pollex

New Latin pollic-, pollex, from Latin, thumb, big toe


First Known Use: circa 1836


Medical Dictionary

pollex

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noun pol·lex \ˈpäl-ˌeks\

Medical Definition of pollex

plural pol·li·ces \ˈpäl-ə-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the first digit of the forelimb :  thumb




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "pollex" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "pollex"


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