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a developmental anomaly characterized by the absence of fingers or toes or both. adj., adac′tylous.
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adactylia, adactylism, adactyly (ā″dak″tĭl′ē-ă) (ā-dak′tĭ-lĭzm) (-lē) [ a- + dactyl-]
Congenital absence of digits of the hand or foot.
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