Tridactylous \Tri*dac"tyl*ous\, a. (Biol.) Tridactyl. [1913 Webster]

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  • tridactylous — SYN: tridigitate …   Medical dictionary

  • tridactylous — tri·dactylous …   English syllables

  • tridactylous — adjective see tridactyl …   Useful english dictionary

  • -dactylous — a combining form meaning fingered, possessing fingers, or toed, possessing toes, used to form compound words in which the initial element specifies the type or number of fingers or toes: tridactylous. [ < Gk daktylos, adj. deriv. of dáktylos… …   Universalium

  • tridigitate — Having three fingers or three toes on one hand or foot. SYN: tridactylous. [tri + L. digitus, digit] …   Medical dictionary

  • tridactylism — tri·dac·ty·lism (tri dakґtə liz əm) [tri + dactyl + ism] the condition of having three digits on the hands or feet. tridactylous adj …   Medical dictionary

  • -dactylous — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective combining form Etymology: Greek daktylos, from daktylos finger, toe : having (such or so many) fingers or toes isodactylous monodactylous * * * a combining form meaning fingered, possessing fingers …   Useful english dictionary

  • tridactyl — adj. (also tridactylous) having three fingers or toes …   Useful english dictionary

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