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prepollex

[pri-pol-eks] /prɪˈpɒl ɛks/
noun, plural prepollices
[pri-pol-uh-seez] /prɪˈpɒl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a rudimentary additional digit on the preaxial side of the thumb of certain amphibians and mammals.
Origin of prepollex
1885-1890
From New Latin, dating back to 1885-90; See origin at pre-, pollex
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