Cheiropterygia
Cheiropterygium Chei*rop`te*ryg"i*um, n.; pl. {Cheiropterygia}. [NL., fr. Gr. chei`r hand + pte`ryx, pte`rygos wing, fin.] (Anat.) The typical pentadactyloid limb of the higher vertebrates. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cheiropterygium — Chei*rop te*ryg i*um, n.; pl. {Cheiropterygia}. [NL., fr. Gr. chei r hand + pte ryx, pte rygos wing, fin.] (Anat.) The typical pentadactyloid limb of the higher vertebrates. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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