ungual tuberosity -->
tuberosity of distal phalanx
medical dictionary

A roughened raised surface of horseshoe shape on the palmar surface of the distal end of the terminal or ungual phalanx of each finger and toe, which serves to support the pulp of the digit.

Synonyms: tuberositas phalangis distalis, tuberositas unguicularis, ungual tuberosity.

(05 Mar 2000)