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syndactyl

[sin-dak-til]
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adjective
  1. having certain digits joined together.
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noun
  1. a syndactyl animal.
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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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syndactyl

adjective
  1. (of certain animals) having two or more digits growing fused together
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noun
  1. an animal with this arrangement of digits
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Derived Formssyndactylism, noun
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syndactylism in Medicine

syndactylism

(sĭn-dăktə-lĭz′əm)
n.
  1. syndactyly