For this reason and because it was not looked for, no syndactylism was noted in the first hybrid generation.
The more "normal" forms of syndactylism, as seen in poultry, still want for a causal explanation.
As a rule, which has an exception in the Peramelidae, there is no syndactylism of toes in the hind-foot.
In addition to this main strain a slight degree of syndactylism has appeared among some of my Cochin bantams.
The third case of imperfection of dominance is that of syndactylism.
We next come to the pens (matings Nos. 24 to 42) which were especially mated to study the inheritance of syndactylism.
The types of syndactylism which have appeared in my flock form a rather extensive series.
syndactylism is a typical sport, that is, a rather large mutation having a teratological aspect.
Actually, the foot deformities described by Lewis and Embleton are inherited much like syndactylism in poultry.
Lewis and Embleton (1908, p. 45) present strong arguments against the theory that syndactylism is due to arrested development.
syndactylism syn·dac·tyl·ism (sĭn-dāk'tə-lĭz'əm)