oligodactyly


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oligodactyly

 [ol″ĭ-go-dak´……ĭ-le]
congenital absence of one or more fingers or toes.

ol·i·go·dac·ty·ly

, oligodactylia (ol'i-gō-dak'ti-lē, -dak-til'ē-ă),
Presence of fewer than five digits on one or more limbs.
[oligo- + G. daktylos, finger or toe]

oligodactyly

/ol·i·go·dac·ty·ly/ (-dak´tĭ-le) the presence of less than the usual number of fingers or toes.

oligodactyly

[ol′igōdak′tilē]
Etymology: Gk, oligos + dactylos, finger
a congenital anomaly characterized by the absence of one or more of the fingers or toes. Also called oligodactylia, oligodactylism. oligodactylic, adj.

hy·po·dac·ty·ly

, hypodactylia , hypodactylism (hī'pō-dak'ti-lē, -dak-til'ē-ă, -dak'til-izm)
A condition of having fewer than the normal complement of fingers or toes.
Synonym(s): oligodactyly, oligodactylia.
[hypo- + G. daktylos, finger]

oligodactyly

congenital absence or underdevelopment of part or all of one or more digits, with or without associated metatarsal absence

oligodactyly

congenital absence of one or more digits.
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