tetradactyl


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tet·ra·dac·tyl

 (tĕt′rə-dăk′təl) also tet·ra·dac·ty·lous (-tə-ləs)
adj. Zoology
Having four digits on each extremity.

tet′ra·dac′ty·ly (-tə-lē) n.

tetradactyl

(ˌtɛtrəˈdæktɪl)
n
(Animals) a four-toed animal
adj
(Zoology) having four toes or fingers
[C19: from Greek tetradaktulos, from tetra- + daktulos finger]
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Atreipus acadianus was produced by a habitually quadrupedal tetrapod with a tridactyl pes and a functionally tetradactyl manus.
This material includes well preserved pentadactyl and tetradactyl trackways of at least six different forms of both small and rather large tetrapods that were capable of locomotion on land (Smithson et al.