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Meaning of POLLEX

Pronunciation:  'pâleks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb
 

POLLEX is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: thumb
 
 See Also: finger, musculus abductor pollicis, thumbnail

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pol"lex\, n.; pl. {Pollices}. [the thumb.] (Anat.)
The first, or preaxial, digit of the fore limb, corresponding
to the hallux in the hind limb; the thumb. In birds, the
pollex is the joint which bears the bastard wing.

 

 

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