ectrodactyly

noun
ec·​tro·​dac·​ty·​ly | \ -ˈdak-tə-lē How to pronounce ectrodactyly (audio) \
plural ectrodactylies

Medical Definition of ectrodactyly

: congenital complete or partial absence of one or more digits — see lobster claw

Other Words from ectrodactyly

ectrodactylous \ -​tə-​ləs How to pronounce ectrodactyly (audio) \ adjective

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“Ectrodactyly.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ectrodactyly. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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