syndactylism


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syn·dac·ty·ly

(sin-dak'ti-lē),
Any degree of webbing or fusion of fingers or toes, involving soft parts only or including bone structure; usually autosomal dominant inheritance.
[syn- + G. daktylos, finger or toe]

syndactyl, syndactylia, syndactylism, syndactylous

syndactylia
syndactyly,
, syndactylism (sin'dak-til'ē-ă, sin-dak'ti-lizm)
Synonym(s): syndactyly.

syndactylism, syndactyly

fusion of the claws or digits. An inherited defect in several breeds of cattle. Some affected animals are also susceptible to hyperthermia.