anisodactylous

[ an-ahy-suh-dak-tl-uh s, an-ahy- ]
/ ænˌaɪ səˈdæk tl əs, ˌæn aɪ- /

adjective

Zoology. having the toes unlike, or unequal in number.
Ornithology. having three toes directed forward and one backward.

Nearby words

  1. anisocercal,
  2. anisochromatic,
  3. anisocoria,
  4. anisocytosis,
  5. anisodactyl,
  6. anisodactyly,
  7. anisogamete,
  8. anisogamous,
  9. anisogamy,
  10. anisognathous

Also an·i·so·dac·tyl.

Origin of anisodactylous


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