tetradactyl

/ (ˌtɛtrəˈdæktɪl) /

noun

a four-toed animal

adjective Also: ˌtetra'dactylous

having four toes or fingers

Word Origin for tetradactyl

C19: from Greek tetradaktulos, from tetra- + daktulos finger
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Medicine definitions for tetradactyl

tetradactyl

[ tĕt′rə-dăktəl ]

adj.

Having only four fingers or toes on a hand or foot.
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