syndactyl

[ sin-dak-til ]
/ sɪnˈdæk tɪl /
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adjective

having certain digits joined together.

noun

a syndactyl animal.

Nearby words

  1. syncytial knot,
  2. syncytiotrophoblast,
  3. syncytium,
  4. synd,
  5. synd.,
  6. syndactylia,
  7. syndactylism,
  8. syndactylous,
  9. syndactylus,
  10. syndactyly

Origin of syndactyl

First recorded in 1830–40; variant of syndactylus

Related formssyn·dac·tyl·ism [sin-dak-tuh-liz-uh m] /sɪnˈdæk təˌlɪz əm/, sin·dac·tyl·y [sin-dak-tuh-lee] /sɪnˈdæk tə li/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for syndactyl

syndactyl

/ (sɪnˈdæktɪl) /

adjective

(of certain animals) having two or more digits growing fused together

noun

an animal with this arrangement of digits
Derived Formssyndactylism, noun

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