monodactylism


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mon·o·dac·ty·ly

, monodactylism (mon'ō-dak'ti-lē, -dak'-ti-lizm),
The presence of a single finger on the hand, or a single toe on the foot.
[mono- + G. daktylos, digit]

monodactylism

[-dak′tiliz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, monos, single, daktylos, finger or toe
a congenital defect in which the person is born with only one finger on the hand or one toe on the foot.

mon·o·dac·ty·ly

, monodactylism (mon'ō-dak'ti-lē, -lizm)
The presence of a single finger on the hand, or a single toe on the foot.
[mono- + G. daktylos, digit]

monodactylism

(mŏn-ō-dăk′tĭl-ĭzm) [″ + daktylos, digit]
Condition, usually congenital, of having only one digit on a hand or foot. Also called monodactyly or monodactylia.
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