Presence of a supernumerary phalanx in a finger or toe. SYN: polyphalangism.

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hy·per·pha·lan·gism -fə-'lan-.jiz-əm, -fā-' n the presence of supernumerary phalanges in fingers or toes

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hy·per·pha·lan·gism (hi″pər-fə-lanґjiz-əm) greater than normal number of phalanges of a finger or toe.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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