ectrodactylism

ectrodactylism
ec·tro·dac·tyl·ism -'dak-tə-.liz-əm n ECTRODACTYLY

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ec·tro·dac·ty·lism (ekґtro-dakґtə-liz-əm) ectrodactyly.

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  • ectrodactylism — ectrodactylous, adj. /ek troh dak teuh liz euhm/, n. Med. the congenital absence of part or all of one or more fingers or toes. Also, ectrodactylia /ek troh dak til ee euh, til yeuh/, ectrodactyly /ek troh dak teuh lee/. [1880 85; < Gk éktro(sis) …   Universalium

  • ectrodactylism — n. congenital absence of fingers or toes (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ectrodactylism — ec·tro·dactylism …   English syllables

  • ectrodactylism — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ectrodactyly, ectrodactylia, ectrodactylism — Congenital absence of all or part of one or more fingers or toes. There are several varieties and the pattern of inheritance may be autosomal dominant with reduced penetrance [MIM*183600 and MIM*183802], autosomal recessive [MIM*225290 and… …   Medical dictionary

  • ectromelia — ectromelic /ek troh mel ik/, adj. /ek troh mee lee euh/, n. 1. Med. the congenital absence or imperfection of a limb or limbs. 2. Also called infectious ectromelia, mousepox. Vet. Pathol. a viral disease of mice, characterized by gangrene of the… …   Universalium

  • ectro- — combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek ektrōsis miscarriage, from ektitrōskein to miscarry, from ek out of, out (from ex) + titrōskein to wound, damage; akin to Greek tribein to rub more at ex , throw : congenitally absent in …   Useful english dictionary

  • ectrodactylia — noun see ectrodactylism …   Useful english dictionary

  • ectrodactylous — adjective see ectrodactylism …   Useful english dictionary

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