hexadactyly, hexadactylism

hexadactyly, hexadactylism
The presence of six fingers or six toes on one or both hands or feet. [hexa- + G. daktylos, finger]

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • hexadactylism — hexa·dac·ty·lism (hek″sə dakґtə liz əm) hexadactyly …   Medical dictionary

  • sexdactyly — noun A variety of polydactyly. A genetic variation leading to a person having six digits on hands or feet. Syn: hexadactyly, hexadactylism …   Wiktionary

  • Polydactyly — or polydactylism (from Ancient Greek (polus) many + δάκτυλος (daktulos) finger ), also known as hyperdactyly, is a congenital physical anomaly consisting of supernumerary fingers or toes. When each hand or foot has six digits, it is sometimes… …   Wikipedia

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