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any of the bones of the fingers or toes

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any closely ranked crowd of people

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Our housekeeping is not satisfactory to us, but perhaps a phalanx, a community, might be.
In a dense phalanx, blocking the streets from side to side, the crowd set forth, taking the route of Regent Street, Pall Mall, St.
I see clearly before me the solid phalanx of men from Missouri, some urging me to tell it to the King of Denmark, others insisting that I produce my Eskimos.
Overhead, and evidently endeavouring to keep itself in touch with the works of Niagara, a body of German airships drew itself together into a compact phalanx, and the Asiatics became more and more intent upon breaking this up.
If they threaten us with Baudoyer we shall say to the clerical phalanx, 'Such and such a paper and such and such men will attack your measures and the whole press will be against you' (for even the ministerial journals which I influence will be deaf and dumb, won't they, Finot?).
"Oh, for a gatling!" groaned Good, as he contemplated the serried phalanxes beneath us.
As when some mighty wave that thunders on the beach when the west wind has lashed it into fury--it has reared its head afar and now comes crashing down on the shore; it bows its arching crest high over the jagged rocks and spews its salt foam in all directions--even so did the serried phalanxes of the Danaans march steadfastly to battle.
Alera Group has acquired Phalanx Healthcare Solutions LLC, effective March 1, 2019.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): A phalanx of Bollywood and other celebrities on Sunday came together and threw their weight behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking one more term for him.
Synopsis: From the time of Ancient Sumeria, the heavy infantry phalanx dominated the battlefield.
In the selected CT images with WW = 2350 HU, WL = 1180 HU settings and corresponding sections of the plastinated specimen; the metacarpal bone III and its sagittal ridge, the proximal sesamoid bones, proximal phalanx, middle phalanx, distal phalanx, distal sesamoid bone, branches of the suspensory ligament, collateral ligament, intersesamoidean ligament, deep digital flexor tendon, superficial digital flexor tendon, common and long digital extensor tendons were well determined.
The aircraft carrier is in Portsmouth having the three Phalanx 1Bs installed.
X-ray of the left foot demonstrated peripheral cortical erosions, periosteal thickening, sclerosis, and multiple lytic lesions involving the proximal phalanx of the great toe.
The UCL at the MCPJ originated from the ulnar aspect of the dorsal tubercle of the first metacarpal and inserted into the base of the proximal phalanx. The UCL was mainly stabilized by the adductor aponeurosis (AA), which lay superficial to the UCL and attached at the ulnar aspect of the proximal phalanx [Figure 1] and [Figure 2].
Nayef Al-Hajraf and Minister for Housing and Services Jenan Boushehri with a phalanx of senior officials and local journalists onboard MANAMA, Aug 8 (KUNA) -- A pair of Kuwaiti ministers said on Wednesday that the first flight that took off from Kuwait International Airport's newly-built Terminal 4 (T4), which landed in neighboring Bahrain, was a profound accomplishment.