Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Proximal phalanges

We just learned about the Metacarpal bones in the hand.

The first bones in your fingers closest to the main part of your hand are called the proximal phalanges.
proximal phalanges
(from: wikipedia - proximal phalanges)

There are five of them numbered one through five, starting with your thumb bone and going toward your pinky.