syndactyl

[ sin-dak-til ]
/ sɪnˈdæk tɪl /

adjective

having certain digits joined together.

noun

a syndactyl animal.

Origin of syndactyl

First recorded in 1830–40; variant of syndactylus

OTHER WORDS FROM syndactyl

syn·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 syndactylism

syndactyl
/ (sɪnˈdæktɪl) /

adjective

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

noun

an animal with this arrangement of digits

Derived forms of syndactyl

syndactylism, noun
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Medicine definitions for syndactylism

syndactylism
[ sĭn-dăktə-lĭz′əm ]

n.

syndactyly
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