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Definition of the noun adactyly

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noun - plural: -

  1. congenital absence of fingers and/or toes
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of adactyly: adactylia / adactylism
    • more generic word: meromelia = congenital absence of part of an arm or leg

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Google previewSigns and Symptoms of Genetic Conditions (2014)

A Handbook by Louanne Hudgins, Helga V. Toriello, Gregory M. Enns, H. Eugene Hoyme

Adactyly is the absence of all phalanges of all digits of a limb and the associated soft tissues. This descriptor does not require absence of the metacarpal or metatarsal bones. Absent finger describes the absence of all phalanges of a digit of ...

Google previewVital Statistics of the United States 1992, V. 1: Natality (1996)

adactyly is the absence of fingers and/or toes. Club foot — Deformities of the foot, which is twisted out of shape or position. Diaphragmatic hernia — Herniation of the abdominal contents through the diaphragm into the thoracic cavity usually ...

Google previewHuman Embryology (2003)

The Ultimate USMLE Step 1 Review by Philip R. Brauer

Adactyly is the term used to describe the congenital absence of digits. 16. The answer is B. The apical epidermal ridge found at the tip of the newly formed limb bud is essential for limb development. It is primarily responsible for the continued ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

adactyly. adactylism. adactyly. adactyly (adactylia; adactylism). congenital absence of fingers or toes. In Holstein cattle, it is due to the presence of auto- somal recessive genes.

Google previewBlack's Student Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Adactyly Absence of the digits. Adaptation When a sense organ reacts less and less to persistent or repetitive stimulation. For example, after a while, a persistent smell may lead to the nose failing to signal its presence so you do not sense it; ...

Google previewBlacks Medical Dictionary (2005)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

Adactyly. Absence of the digits. Adaptation. A slowly diminishing reaction of a sense organ to persistent or repetitive stimulation. For example, a persistent smell may after a while result in the nose failing to signal its presence; ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Adactyly. A congenital abnormality in which there is the complete absence of the digits. Adamantinoma. A tumour affecting the jaw and composed of cells that normally produce dental enamel. Adder The common viper (Vipera berus). About 50 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

▷adenosine deaminase, ▷histone acetyltransferase Adactyly: The absence of digits of the hand or foot. It small cumulative effects without serious deleterious pleiotropic or epistatic consequences. R.A. Fisher expressed adaptation in ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Pocket Radiography and Medical Imaging Dictionary (2007)

by Chris Gunn

adactyly absence of fingers. Addison's disease ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

However, in rats that were not lead poisoned, increases in submucous clefts, cleft palate, syndactyly, adactyly, abnormal ribs, and abnormal vertebrae occurred. Furthermore, the doses of EDTA inthe study were comparable tothose used ...

Google previewBailliere's Midwives' Dictionary (2012)

by Denise Tiran

adactylia, adactyly ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

adactylia, adactyly[ -dak-til'e- ]congenital absence of the digits.adamantine [ad′ ′ ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

digits fingers fused syndactylia syndactyly syndactylous zygodactyly fingers inflamed dactylitis finger/toe lacking adactyly ectrodactylia ectrodactylism ectrodactyly monodactylism monodactyly oligodactylia oligodactyly congenital absence of ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

adactyly /adak' tilé/ [Gk, a + daktylos, not finger or toe], a congenital defect in which one or more digits of the hand or foot are missing. Adalat, a trademark for a calcium channel ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

of underlying tissue through the defects; there are also telangiectasias, areas of discoloration, localised fatty deposits, papillomas of mucous membranes around orifices, and limb anomalies such as syndactyly, adactyly and oligodactyly.

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

6 advert; 10 commercial; 11 advertising; 13 advertisement adactylism: 8 adactyly; 9 adactylia ...

Google previewMcGraw-Hill Medical Dictionary for Allied Health (2007)

by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman

adactyly /ă däk'to le/ congenital lack of fingers. [a- + -dactyly] adamantine /ăd'o män'tën/ extremely hard, used to describe tooth enamel. Adam's apple /ăd'omz/ an informal ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

adactyly /ādak′′tilē/ [Gk, a, without + daktylos, finger or toe], ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

adactylia, adactylism, adactyly (a”dak” ti'l'é-a, a-dak'ti-lizm, -lé) [a- + dactyl-] Congenital absence of digits of the hand or foot. adamantine (ad”a-man' tén”, ...

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