index finger


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index finger

the finger next to the thumb
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The surprise shot will come from the combination of maintaining your solid index finger around the trigger, relaxing the other fingers so the pressure of the bow is transferred from the fingers to the wrist strap and finally pulling that rear elbow backwards.
Normally, men's ring fingers are a tad longer, and women's index fingers are a tiny bit longer.
Mackinnon originally developed this procedure for patients with arm injuries specifically damaging the nerves that provide the ability to flex the thumb and index finger.
IF the index finger is shorter than the ring finger, you have a higher chance of becoming an alcoholic.
Research published in December showed that the chances of developing the disease drop by a third in men whose index finger is longer than their ring finger.
If you look at the relative lengths of the ring finger and index finger on your right hand and the ring finger is particularly longer than the index finger, it should show a higher proficiency in sport.
Men whose index fingers were longer than their ring finger were 33% less likely to have prostate cancer.
Men whose index fingers are longer than their ring fingers are significantly less likely to develop the disease, a study has found.
But I was still feeling a lot of pain in the index finger and was not able to straighten it either.
Emergency services spent almost two hours trying to release the man, whose index finger of his right hand was stuck in the fuel filling cap of the car parked on North Hylton Road, Sunderland.
Prematurely-born Richard Robinson lost the blood supply to the top of an index finger after a loop of wool from a mitten allegedly became caught.
Children with a ring finger as long as their index finger were better with numbers, while those with a shorter ring finger proved to be more adept at literacy exams.