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polydactyly

or pol·y·dac·tyl·ism

[ pol-ee-dak-tuh-lee ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈdæk tə li /
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noun Pathology.

the condition of being polydactyl.

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Origin of polydactyly

First recorded in 1885–90; polydactyl + -y3
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Medical definitions for polydactyly

polydactyly
[ pŏl′ē-dăktə-lē ]

n.

A condition characterized by the presence of more than five digits on a hand or foot.hyperdactyly
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