Cheiropterygium

Cheiropterygium

Chei*rop`te*ryg"i*um\, n.; pl. Cheiropterygia. [NL., fr. Gr. ? hand + ?; ? wing, fin.] (Anat.) The typical pentadactyloid limb of the higher vertebrates.
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