dactylo-


a combining form meaning “finger,” “toe,” used in the formation of compound words: dactylomegaly.

Nearby words

  1. dacryosyrinx,
  2. dactinomycin,
  3. dactyl,
  4. dactylic,
  5. dactylitis,
  6. dactylogram,
  7. dactylography,
  8. dactylology,
  9. dactylomegaly,
  10. dactyloscopy

Also dactyl-.

Origin of dactylo-

< Greek, combining form representing dáktylos finger, toe

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British Dictionary definitions for dactylo-

dactylo-

before a vowel dactyl-

combining form

finger or toedactylogram

Word Origin for dactylo-

from Greek daktulos finger

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Medicine definitions for dactylo-

dactylo-

pref.

Digit:dactylomegaly.

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