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  1. trigger finger(Noun)

    a finger used in pulling the trigger of a firearm

  2. trigger finger(Noun)

    the forefinger

  3. trigger finger(Noun)

    difficulty encountered in finger flexion or extension caused by the narrowing of the sheath that surrounds that finger's tendon

  4. Origin: compound trigger + finger

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  1. Trigger finger

    Trigger finger, trigger thumb, or trigger digit, is a common disorder characterized by catching, snapping or locking of the involved finger flexor tendon, associated with dysfunction and pain. A disparity in size between the flexor tendon and the surrounding retinacular pulley system, most commonly at the level of the first annular pulley, results in difficulty flexing or extending the finger and the “triggering” phenomenon. The label of trigger finger is used because when the finger unlocks, it pops back suddenly, as if releasing a trigger on a gun.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trigger finger in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trigger finger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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