dactylology


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signing

 [sīn´ing]
communication between individuals, especially the deaf, using a system of signs made with the hands and fingers. Called also dactylology.

dac·ty·lol·o·gy

(dak'ti-lol'ŏ-jē),
The use of the finger alphabet in communicating.
Synonym(s): cheirology, chirology
[dactylo- + G. logos, word]

dactylology

/dac·ty·lol·o·gy/ (dak″tĭ-lol´ah-je) signing.

dactylology

(dăk″tĭ-lŏl′ŏ-jē)
Any of the techniques of communicating by use of the fingers and hands to represent letters, words, or language signs, e.g., in American Sign Language.
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