Tetradactyl - definition of tetradactyl by The Free Dictionary
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tet·ra·dac·tyl (tĕt′rə-dăk′təl) also tet·ra·dac·ty·lous (-tə-ləs)
Having four digits on each extremity.
tet′ra·dac′ty·ly (-tə-lē) n.
(Animals) a four-toed animal
(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
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.