polydactyly

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πολυδάκτυλος (poludáktulos, many toed), from πολύς (polús, many) + δάκτυλος (dáktulos, finger).

Noun[edit]

polydactyly (plural polydactylies)

  1. Synonym of polydactylism
    • 2008, “Most Fingers and Toes — Living Person”, in Guinness World Records[1], Human Body — Extreme Bodies:
      Pranamya Menaria (India; born August 10, 2005) has 25 in total (12 fingers and 13 toes). This is as a result of the condition Polydactyly and Syndactyly.

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