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camptodactyly

Pronunciation: kamp′tō-dak′ti-lē, -dak-til′ē-ă

Definition: Permanent flexion of one or both interphalangeal joints of one or more fingers, usually the little finger; often congenital in origin.

Synonym(s): camplodactyly, streblodactyly

[G. kamptos, bent, + daktylos, finger]

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