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arachnodactyly

 [ah-rak″no-dak´tĭ-le]
extreme length and slenderness of the fingers or toes, as in marfan syndrome.
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a·rach·no·dac·ty·ly

(ă-rak'nō-dak'ti-lē),
A condition in which the hands and fingers, and often the feet and toes, are abnormally long and slender; a characteristic of Marfan syndrome [MIM*154700], Achard syndrome [MIM*100700], MASS syndrome [MIM*157700], and related hereditary disorders of connective tissue.
Synonym(s): spider finger
[G. arachnē, spider, + daktylos, finger]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
(1) Long spider-like fingers and/or toes
(2) An older term for Marfan syndrome
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arachnodactyly

1. Long fingers/toes.
2. Obsolete for Marfan syndrome.
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a·rach·no·dac·ty·ly

, arachnodactylia (ă-rak'nō-dak'ti-lē, -dak-tilē-ă)
A condition in which the hands and fingers, and often the feet and toes, are abnormally long and slender; a characteristic of Marfan syndrome and kindred hereditary disorders of connective tissue.
[G. arachnē, spider, + daktylos, finger]
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arachnodactyly

Having abnormally long, spider-like hands and fingers. Arachnodactyly is a feature of MARFAN'S SYNDROME.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Arachnodactyly

A condition characterized by abnormally long and slender fingers and toes.
Mentioned in: Marfan Syndrome
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

Beals,

Rodney Kenneth, U.S. orthopedic surgeon, 1931–.
Beals syndrome - congenital condition resulting in abnormally long hands and fingers and often feet and toes. Synonym(s): arachnodactyly
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