adactyly


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adactyly

 [a-dak´til-e]
a developmental anomaly characterized by the absence of fingers or toes or both. adj., adac′tylous.

adactyly

/adac·ty·ly/ (a-dak´tĭ-le) congenital absence of fingers or toes.adac´tylous

adactyly

[ādak′tilē]
Etymology: Gk, a + daktylos, not finger or toe
a congenital defect in which one or more digits of the hand or foot are missing.

a·dac·ty·ly

(ā-dak'ti-lē)
Congenital absence of digits (fingers or toes).
[G. a- priv. + daktylos, digit]

adactylia, adactyly

congenital absence of the digits.