use pollex in a sentence.
Kopidodon macrognathus, bat Archaeonycteris pollex, and a large rodent Ailuravus macrurus have also been identified.
In forms with large pollex claws (like diplodocoids), the anatomy of the penultimate phalanx and the distal end of the first metacarpal indicates that some flexion and extension of the claw was possible: in other words, these sauropods could both lift and lower their claws (albeit not by much compared to what was possible in other dinosaurs).
This digit is called the ‘pollex,’ or thumb; and, like the others, it bears
I,ve just started playing, enjoyed it but got fed up when they made a mistake, pollex for thumb instead of pollux. on July 3, 2008 at 4:04 am | Reply Rajesh
The word “thumb” in Latin is pollex meaning “the strong one”.