dactyly


dactyly
The number and arrangement of digits (fingers and toes) on the hands, feet, or sometimes wings of a tetrapod animal.

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  • -dactyly — [dak til′ē ədak′tə lē] [< Gr daktylos, a finger] combining form forming nouns a (specified) condition of the fingers, toes, etc.: also suffix combining form dactylia [dak til′ē ə] …   English World dictionary

  • Dactyly — In biology, dactyly is the arrangement of digits (fingers and toes) on the hands, feet, or sometimes wings of a tetrapod animal. It comes from the Greek word δακτυλος = finger . Sometimes the ending dactylia is used. The derived adjectives end… …   Wikipedia

  • dactyly — ec·tro·dactyly; tet·ra·dactyly; …   English syllables

  • -dactyly — a combination of dactyl and y3,used to form nouns to stems in dactyl: hyperdactyly. [ < NL dactylia. See DACTYL, Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • -dactyly — dac·ty·ly …   English syllables

  • dactyly — /ˈdæktəlɪ/ (say daktuhlee) noun Biology the arrangement of digits on the hands, feet, and wings of a tetrapod animal. {Greek daktylos finger or toe + y2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • -dactyly — |daktə̇lē, li noun combining form ( es) Etymology: New Latin dactylia more at dactylia : dactylia * * * a combination of dactyl and y3,used to form nouns to stems in dactyl: hyperdactyly. [ < NL dactylia. See DACTYL, Y3] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Syndactyly — Classification and external resources New born baby hand showing complete complex syndactyly of two fingers. ICD …   Wikipedia

  • Dactilia — En biología, dactilia es el arreglo de los dedos en manos, pies o a veces en las alas de un animal tetrápodo. Viene del griego δακτυλος (dactilos) = dedo . A veces se usa la terminación dactilia y los adjetivos derivados terminando en – dáctilo o …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bird — For other uses, see Bird (disambiguation). Aves and Avifauna redirect here. For other uses, see Aves (disambiguation) or Avifauna (disambiguation). Birds Temporal range: Late Jurassic–Recent, 150–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

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