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ectrodactylism

[ ek-troh-dak-tuh-liz-uhm ]
/ 藢蓻k tro蕣藞d忙k t蓹藢l瑟z 蓹m /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
the congenital absence of part or all of one or more fingers or toes.
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Also ec路tro路dac路tyl路i路a [ek-troh-dak-til-ee-uh, -til-yuh], /藢蓻k tro蕣 d忙k藞t瑟l i 蓹, -藞t瑟l y蓹/, ec路tro路dac路ty路ly [ek-troh-dak-tuh-lee]. /藢蓻k tro蕣藞d忙k t蓹 li/.

Origin of ectrodactylism

1880鈥85; <Greek 茅ktr艒(sis) miscarriage (ektr艒-, base of ektitr峁搒kein to miscarry + -sis-sis) + -dactyl + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM ectrodactylism

ec路tro路dac路ty路lous, adjective

Words nearby ectrodactylism

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