Finger (sagittal section): jointed
appendage at the end of a human hand (thumb, index finger, middle finger,
third finger, little finter).
Head of metacarpal: top of the metacarpal bone.
Tendon of flexor digitorum superficialis: tissue that connects
the flexor sublimus digitorum to the phalange.
Proximal phalanx: first phalange.
Tendon of extensor: tissue that connects the extensor to the
Tendon of flexor digitorum profundus: tissue that connects the
flexor profundus digitorum to the phalange.
Articular cartilage: elastic substance that allows flexibility
of the joints between the phalanges.
Pad: fleshy part at the end of a finger.
Middle phalanx: second phalange.
Dermis: tissue forming the central layer of the skin.
Distal phalanx: third phalange.
Nail: horny plate on the dorsal surface of the end of a finger.
Epidermis: tissue forming the outer layer of the skin.