Syndactylism vs Syndactyly - What's the difference?

syndactylism | syndactyly |

Syndactylism is a synonym of syndactyly.


As nouns the difference between syndactylism and syndactyly

is that syndactylism is syndactyly while syndactyly is (biology) the normal condition, in some animals and birds, of having fused digits.

syndactylism

English

Noun

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  • syndactyly
  • 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