Partial syndactyly
A condition in which fingers or toes are partially joined together. Syndactyly can involve the bones or just the skin. With partial syndactyly, the connection extends from the base only part way up the involved digits. Partial syndactyly is the opposite of complete syndactyly, in which the connection extends from the base to the tip of the involved digits.

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