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Medical Name for Toes

The Medical Name for Toes is Phalanges. The name is derived from the Greek word Phalanx which means a straight projection. The big toe has its own name - Hallux - and the other toes are numbered from 2 to 5 at the pinky. The long bones just behind your toes are called the metatarsals.

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