Definition of phalangiform in English:

phalangiform

adjective

Biology
  • Having the shape or form of a phalanx (of a digit).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From post-classical Latin phalang-, phalanx phalanx + -iform.

Pronunciation

phalangiform

/fəˈlan(d)ʒɪfɔːm/