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zygodactyl

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adjective zy·go·dac·tyl \ˌzī-gə-ˈdak-təl\

Definition of zygodactyl

  1. :  having the toes arranged two in front and two behind —used of a bird



Origin and Etymology of zygodactyl

International Scientific Vocabulary zyg- + Greek daktylos toe


First Known Use: 1831

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zygodactyl

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adjective zy·go·dac·tyl \ˌzī-gə-ˈdak-təl\

Medical Definition of zygodactyl




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