The thumb is the first digit (finger) of the hand. When a person is standing in the medical anatomical position (where the palm is facing to the front), the thumb is the outermost digit. The Medical Latin English noun for thumb is pollex (compare hallux for big toe), and the corresponding adjective for thumb Artery: Princeps pollicis artery. Pollux (arcade game), an arcade game manufactured by Dooyong in 1991 Pollux Gamelabs, a Danish game development company. The Pollux Engine, a game engine developed by Square-Enix for easy porting between the Wii and Nintendo DS systems, used in both versions of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time.
Actually, they both have. The correct anatomical name for the thumb is the "pollux" and the big toe the "hallux". Dr Robert Kidd, Sydney, Australia. thumb [thum] the radial or first digit of the hand; it has only two phalanges and is apposable to the four fingers of the hand. tennis thumb tendinitis of the tendon of the long flexor muscle of the thumb, with calcification. thumb (thŭmb), [TA] The first digit on the radial side of the hand. Synonym(s): pollex [TA], digitus (manus) primus [I] [I.
The pollux is distal to the carpal region. The pollux is the thumb, and the carpal region is the region of the wrist.