They formed the phalanx, and were divided into 6 brigades (raEets), probably on the territorial system.
It was transformed, with the strong approval of all its chief members and the consent of the rest, into a Fourierist "phalanx" in 1845.
There is a pair of large nodular sesamoids behind the metacarpo-phalangeal articulation, and a single large transversely-extended sesamoid behind the joint between the second and third phalanx, called the " navicular bone."
The bottom bone is the terminal phalanx which is inserted in the heart of the hoof.
The pollex and the third finger are as a rule reduced to one phalanx each, while the index still has two.