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Does your thumb count as a finger?


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No, fingers have 3 joints. Due to the types of bones located in fingers and thumbs they are all counted as phalanges.

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No, the thumb is a digit, but doesn't count as a finger.

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No, The thumb contrasts with each of the other four by being the only digit that: Is opposable to the other four fingers. Has two phalanges rather than three. Has greater breadth in the distal phalanx than in the proximal phalanx

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