anisodactyly
Unequal length in corresponding fingers. [aniso- + G. daktylon, finger]

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an·iso·dac·ty·ly (an-i″so-dakґtə-le) a condition characterized by having corresponding digits of unequal length.

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  • Dactyly — In biology, dactyly is the arrangement of digits (fingers and toes) on the hands, feet, or sometimes wings of a tetrapod animal. It comes from the Greek word δακτυλος = finger . Sometimes the ending dactylia is used. The derived adjectives end… …   Wikipedia

  • anisodactylous — Relating to anisodactyly. * * * an·iso·dac·ty·lous (an i″so dakґtə ləs) [aniso + dactylo + ous] having corresponding digits of unequal length …   Medical dictionary

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