noun Medicine/Medical.
the congenital absence of part or all of one or more fingers or toes.
Also, ectrodactylia [ek-troh-dak-til-ee-uh, -til-yuh] , ectrodactyly [ek-troh-dak-tuh-lee] .

1880–85; < Greek éktrō(sis) miscarriage (ektrō-, base of ektitrṓskein to miscarry + -sis -sis) + -dactyl + -ism

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