monodactyly


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Related to monodactyly: ectrodactyly

mon·o·dac·tyl

 (mŏn′ə-dăk′təl) Zoology
adj. also mon·o·dac·ty·lous (-tə-ləs)
Having only one digit on each extremity.
n.
An animal having only one digit on each extremity.

mon′o·dac′ty·ly n.
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monodactyly

Zoology. the condition of having only a single finger, toe, or claw on each limb. — monodactylous, monodactylic, adj.
See also: Fingers and Toes
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The presentation of SHM could vary from absence of a single finger to the presence of only one finger (monodactyly) [2].
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Notably, this locus in humans was known to be similar to the locus in mice causing the Dactylaplasia (Dac) phenotype, which comprises of absence of the central digits with clefts or monodactyly and thus closely resembles human SHFM.