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brachydactylia

[brak-ee-dak-til-ee-uh] /ˌbræk i dækˈtɪl i ə/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
abnormal shortness of the fingers and toes.
Also, brachydactyly
[brak-ee-dak-tl-ee] /ˌbræk iˈdæk tl i/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < New Latin; see brachy-, -dactyl, -ia
Related forms
brachydactylic, brachydactylous, adjective
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