dactylo-


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
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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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Medical definitions for dactylo-

dactylo-

pref.

Digit:dactylomegaly.
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