[ brăk′ē-dăk′tə-lē ]
Abnormal shortness of the fingers.
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It has been found that an abnormality quite like brachydactyly is produced by abnormality in the pituitary gland.Applied Eugenics|Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
One of the cases which has been most fully worked out is that of a deformity known as brachydactyly.Mendelism|Reginald Crundall Punnett