Skip to Content
Medical Term:


Pronunciation: sin-dak'ti-le

Definition: Any degree of webbing or fusion of fingers or toes, involving soft parts only or including bone structure; usually autosomal dominant inheritance.

Synonym(s): symphalangism1, symphalangy, syndactylia, syndactylism

[syn- + G. daktylos, finger or toe]

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.