brachydactylia

brachydactylia

[brak-ee-dak-til-ee-uh]
noun Medicine/Medical.
abnormal shortness of the fingers and toes.
Also, brachydactyly [brak-ee-dak-tl-ee] .


Origin:
1880–85; < Neo-Latin; see brachy-, -dactyl, -ia

brachydactylic, brachydactylous, adjective
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