Syndactyly vs Syndactyle - What's the difference?

syndactyly | syndactyle |


As nouns the difference between syndactyly and syndactyle

is that syndactyly is (biology) the normal condition, in some animals and birds, of having fused digits while syndactyle is (zoology) any bird with syndactilous feet.

syndactyly

English

Noun

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  • (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

    syndactyle

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (zoology) Any bird with syndactilous feet.
  • (Webster 1913)