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Is the big toe very similar to the thumb?

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In brief: Form, not function!

The big toe and thumb share some things in common with their structure, but the huge difference is that the thumbs are opposable, meaning they can touch all of the other fingers and grasp things.
Not so with the big toe.

In brief: Form, not function!

The big toe and thumb share some things in common with their structure, but the huge difference is that the thumbs are opposable, meaning they can touch all of the other fingers and grasp things.
Not so with the big toe.
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