pentadactyl

adjective
pen·​ta·​dac·​tyl | \ ˌpent-ə-ˈdak-tᵊl How to pronounce pentadactyl (audio) \

Medical Definition of pentadactyl

: having five digits on each hand or foot pentadactyl mammals

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“Pentadactyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pentadactyl. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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