Heteropelmous
Heteropelmous Het`er*o*pel"mous, a. [Hetero- + Gr. ? the sole of the foot.] (Anat.) Having each of the two flexor tendons of the toes bifid, the branches of one going to the first and second toes; those of the other, to the third and fourth toes. See Illust. in Append. [1913 Webster]

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  • heteropelmous — het·er·o·pel·mous …   English syllables

  • heteropelmous — |pelməs adjective Etymology: heter + pelmous : having each of the two flexor tendons of the toes bifid with the branches of one going to the first and second toes and those of the other to the third and fourth toes …   Useful english dictionary

  • -pelmous — |pelməs adjective combining form Etymology: Greek pelma sole of the foot + English ous more at fell : having (such) a sole heteropelmous …   Useful english dictionary

  • het|er|o|pel|mous — «HEHT uhr uh PEHL muhs», adjective. having one of the two deep flexor tendons of the toes dividing and going to the first and second digits, and the other dividing and going to the third and fourth digits: »a bird with heteropelmous feet. ╂[<… …   Useful english dictionary

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