prehallux


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prehallux

(priːˈhæləks)
n
(Zoology) (of some mammals, reptiles, and amphibians) an undeveloped digit growing on the inner side of a hind limb
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(1) Among these are injuries to the accessory navicular, which has many synonyms, such as the os tibiale externum, os naviculare secundarium or navicular secundum, accessory scaphoid of the foot, prehallux, and bifurcated hallux.
El pie, tambien pentadactilo, es amplio y siempre con un prehallux. El eje de flexion dorsoplantar pasa entre los dedos II y III; c) los Dasypodinae presentan una combinacion de caracteres en la region carpal que los diferencia del resto de los Dasypodidae.
Prehallux: 0--one spherical proximal element; 1--two elements, the distal one enlarged; 2--three or more elements; 3--two elements, the distal one hypermorphic.
Ontogenetic, intraspecific, and interspecific variation of the prehallux in primates: Implications for its utility in the assessment of phylogeny.