arachnodactyly

[ ə-răk′nō-dăktə-lē ]

n.

A condition in which the hands and fingers, and often the feet and toes, are abnormally long and slender, characteristic of Marfan syndrome.

Nearby words

  1. arachis oil,
  2. arachne,
  3. arachnid,
  4. arachnida,
  5. arachnidism,
  6. arachnoid,
  7. arachnoid cyst,
  8. arachnoid granulation,
  9. arachnoid membrane,
  10. arachnoid villus


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