Polysyndactyly vs Syndactyly - What's the difference?

polysyndactyly | syndactyly | Derived terms |

Syndactyly is a derived term of polysyndactyly.



As nouns the difference between polysyndactyly and syndactyly

is that polysyndactyly is polydactyly and syndactyly in the same hand or foot while syndactyly is the normal condition, in some animals and birds, of having fused digits.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

polysyndactyly

Noun

(-)
  • polydactyly and syndactyly in the same hand or foot
  • syndactyly

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (biology) The normal condition, in some animals and birds, of having fused digits.
  • The anomalous condition, in humans, of having some fingers or toes fused with a web.
  • * 2008 , Guinness World Records — Human Body — Extreme Bodies — Most Fingers and Toes — Living Person
  • 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 .

    Derived terms

    * polysyndactyly

    Synonyms

    * syndactylism