polydactyl

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adjective poly·dac·tyl \-ˈdak-təl\

Definition of polydactyl

  1. :  having or causing polydactyly

Origin and Etymology of polydactyl

Greek polydaktylos, from poly- + daktylos digit


First Known Use: 1876


Medical Dictionary

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polydactyl

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adjective poly·dac·tyl \ˌpäl-i-ˈdak-təl\

Medical Definition of polydactyl

  1. :  characterized by polydactyly <polydactyl strains of guinea pigs—Genetics>; also :  being a gene that determines polydactyly


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polydactyl

noun poly·dac·tyl

Medical Definition of polydactyl

  1. :  one having more than the normal number of toes or fingers


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