leptodactylous

[ lep-tuh-dak-tuh-luh s ]
/ ˌlɛp təˈdæk tə ləs /
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adjective

having slender toes or fingers.

Nearby words

  1. leptocephalus,
  2. leptocephaly,
  3. leptocercal,
  4. leptocyte,
  5. leptocytosis,
  6. leptokurtic,
  7. leptokurtosis,
  8. leptomeninges,
  9. leptomeningitis,
  10. leptomonad

Origin of leptodactylous

First recorded in 1860–65; lepto- + -dactylous

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British Dictionary definitions for leptodactylous

leptodactylous

/ (ˌlɛptəʊˈdæktɪləs) /

adjective

zoology having slender digits
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Medicine definitions for leptodactylous

leptodactylous

[ lĕp′tō-dăktə-ləs ]

adj.

Having abnormally slender fingers and toes.

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