claw hand

noun

: a deformity of the hand characterized by extreme extension of the wrist and the first phalanges and extreme flexion of the other phalanges

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“Claw hand.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/claw%20hand. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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