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 (brăk′ĭ-dăk′tə-lē) also brach·y·dac·tyl·i·a (-tĭl′ē-ə)
An abnormal shortness of the fingers and toes.

brach′y·dac·tyl′ic (-dăk-tĭl′ĭk), brach·y·dac·ty·lous (-dăk′tə-ləs) adj.
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Noun1.brachydactyly - abnormal shortness of fingers and toes
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies


n. braquidactilia, condición de manos y pies anormalmente pequeños.
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Duplications involving a conserved regulatory element downstream of BMP2 are associated with brachydactyly type A2. Am J Hum Genet.
Brachydactyly type A2 associated with a defect in proGDF5 processing.
A mutation in the receptor binding site of GDF5 causes MohrWriedt brachydactyly type A2. J Med Genet.