Dactyly

In biology, dactyly is the arrangement of digits (fingers and toes) on the hands, feet, or sometimes wings of a tetrapod animal. It comes from the Greek word δακτυλος (dáktylos) = "finger".

Human hand anatomy (pentadactyl)

Sometimes the ending "-dactylia" is used. The derived adjectives end with "-dactyl" or "-dactylous".


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