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syndactyly

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]

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