Oligodactyly
Fewer than the normal number of fingers or toes. Oligo- is from the Greek “oligos” (few or scanty) + -dactyly from the Greek “dactylos” (finger) = few fingers. Oligodactyly is the opposite of polydactyly which means too many fingers or toes.

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oli·go·dac·ty·ly -'dak-tə-lē n, pl -lies OLIGODACTYLISM

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ol·i·go·dac·ty·ly (ol″ĭ-go-dakґtə-le) [oligo- + Gr. daktylos finger] the presence of less than the usual number of fingers or toes; called also hypodactyly.

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