interphalangeal

adjective
in·​ter·​pha·​lan·​ge·​al | \ ˌin-tər-ˌfā-lən-ˈjē-əl How to pronounce interphalangeal (audio) , -ˌfa-; -fə-ˈlan-jē-, -fā- \

Definition of interphalangeal

: occurring or existing between phalanges of the hand or foot interphalangeal joints interphalangeal swelling

First Known Use of interphalangeal

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Interphalangeal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interphalangeal. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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interphalangeal

adjective
in·​ter·​pha·​lan·​ge·​al | \ ˌint-ər-ˌfā-lən-ˈjē-əl How to pronounce interphalangeal (audio) , -ˌfal-ən-ˈjē-əl; -fə-ˈlan-jē-əl How to pronounce interphalangeal (audio) , -fā-ˈlan- How to pronounce interphalangeal (audio) \

Medical Definition of interphalangeal

: situated or occurring between phalanges an interphalangeal joint also : of or relating to an interphalangeal joint interphalangeal flexion interphalangeal arthroplasty

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