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monodactylous

[mon-uh-dak-tl-uh s] /ˌmɒn əˈdæk tl əs/
adjective, Zoology
1.
having only one digit or claw.
Also, monodactyl.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Greek monodáktylos one-fingered, one-toed. See mono-, -dactylous
Related forms
monodactylism, monodactyly, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for monodactyly

monodactylous

/ˌmɒnəʊˈdæktɪləs/
adjective
1.
(of certain animals) having a single functional digit
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monodactyly in Medicine

monodactyly mon·o·dac·ty·ly (mŏn'ō-dāk'tə-lē)
n.
The presence of a single finger on the hand or a single toe on the foot.

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