a combining form meaning “finger,” “toe,” used in the formation of compound words: dactylomegaly.
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Origin of dactylo-
<Greek, combining form representing dáktylos finger, toe
Words nearby dactylo-
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British Dictionary definitions for dactylo-
before a vowel dactyl-
finger or toedactylogram
Word Origin for dactylo-
from Greek daktulos finger
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Medical definitions for dactylo-
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