Little finger  

From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia

Jump to: navigation, search

Related e



The little finger, often called the pinky in American English, pinkie in Scottish English (from the Dutch word pink, "little finger"), or small finger in medicine, is the most ulnar and usually smallest finger of the human hand, opposite the thumb, next to the ring finger.


There are four muscles that control the little finger: Three intrinsic muscles comprising a group called the hypothenar eminence, and one extrinsic, the extensor digiti minimi:

Unless indicated otherwise, the text in this article is either based on Wikipedia article "Little finger" or another language Wikipedia page thereof used under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License; or on research by Jahsonic and friends. See Art and Popular Culture's copyright notice.

Personal tools