hypophalangism

hypophalangism

[hahy-poh-fuh-lan-jiz-uhm]
noun
the condition of having fewer than the normal number of phalanges per finger or toe.

Origin:
1910–15; hypo- + phalange + -ism

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hypophalangism hy·po·pha·lan·gism (hī'pō-fə-lān'jĭz'əm)
n.
Congenital absence of one or more phalanges of a digit.

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