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digitation

[dij-i-tey-shuh n] /ˌdɪdʒ ɪˈteɪ ʃən/
noun, Biology
1.
digitate formation.
2.
a digitlike process or division.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; digitate + -ion
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  • The first digitation is inserted into a triangular area on the ventral surface of the medial angle.
digitation in Medicine

digitation dig·i·ta·tion (dĭj'ĭ-tā'shən)
n.

  1. Division into fingerlike parts.

  2. A fingerlike part or process.

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