Bony syndactyly
A condition in which the bones of fingers or toes are joined together. Bony syndactyly is the opposite of cutaneous syndactyly, in which the bones are normal but skin between the digits is webbed.

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  • Syndactyly — A condition in which two or more of the fingers or toes are joined together. This joining can involve the bones or just the skin between the digits. Joining of the bones is called bony syndactyly. Webbing of the skin between the fingers without… …   Medical dictionary

  • Syndactyly, bony — A condition in which the bones of fingers or toes are joined together. Bony syndactyly is the opposite of cutaneous syndactyly, in which the bones are normal but skin between the digits is webbed …   Medical dictionary

  • Syndactyly, cutaneous — A condition in which fingers or toes are joined together, and the joining involves only the skin, not the bones. Cutaneous syndactyly is the opposite of bony syndactyly, in which the bones are of the digits are joined …   Medical dictionary

  • Syndactyly — Classification and external resources New born baby hand showing complete complex syndactyly of two fingers. ICD …   Wikipedia

  • Cutaneous syndactyly — A condition in which fingers or toes are joined together, and the joining involves only the skin, not the bones. Cutaneous syndactyly is the opposite of bony syndactyly, in which the bones are of the digits are joined …   Medical dictionary

  • Acrocephalosyndactyly — An inherited disorder causing abnormalities of the skull and face and the hands and feet. In acrocephalosyndactyly there is closure too early of some of the sutures of the skull (craniosynostosis). This results in an abnormally shaped head, which …   Medical dictionary

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Dysplasia — Abnormal in form. From the Greek dys (bad, disordered, abnormal) and plassein (to form). For example, retinal dysplasia is abnormal formation of the retina during embryonic development. * * * Abnormal tissue development. SEE ALSO: heteroplasia.… …   Medical dictionary

  • zygodactyly — zy·go·dac·ty·ly dak tə lē n, pl lies SYNDACTYLY * * * zy·go·dac·ty·ly (zi″go dakґtə le) [zygo + Gr. daktylos finger] a term sometimes used to designate simple syndactyly, as distinguished from syndactyly in which there is bony fusion… …   Medical dictionary

  • Finger — For other uses, see Finger (disambiguation). Fingers of the human left hand. A finger is a limb of the human body and a type of digit, an organ of manipulation and sensation found in the hands of humans and other primates …   Wikipedia

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