interphalangeal

adjective in·ter·pha·lan·ge·al \ ˌin-tər-ˌfā-lən-ˈjē-əl , -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

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interphalangeal

adjective in·ter·pha·lan·ge·al \ ˌint-ər-ˌfā-lən-ˈjē-əl , -ˌfal-ən-ˈjē-əl; -fə-ˈlan-jē-əl , -fā-ˈlan- \

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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