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Medical Term:

polysyndactyly

Pronunciation: pol'e-sin-dak'ti-le

Definition: Syndactyly of several fingers or toes. There are several forms: a simple one [MIM*174700] and one with abnormal skull shape, Grieg cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome [MIM*175700], both inherited as an autosomal dominant trait; a recessive form is associated with cardiac defects [MIM*263630].

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