[ brak-ee-dak-til-ee-uh ]
/ ˌbræk i dækˈtɪl i ə /
abnormal shortness of the fingers and toes.
Also brach·y·dac·ty·ly [brak-ee-dak-tl-ee] /ˌbræk iˈdæk tl i/.
Related formsbrach·y·dac·tyl·ic, brach·y·dac·ty·lous, adjective
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Examples from the Web for brachydactyly
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
Medicine definitions for brachydactyly
[ brăk′ē-dăk′tə-lē ]
Abnormal shortness of the fingers.
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