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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
syndactyly,, syndactylism (sin'dak-til'ē-ă, sin-dak'ti-lizm)
fusion of the claws or digits. An inherited defect in several breeds of cattle. Some affected animals are also susceptible to hyperthermia.