Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Syndactyly

Fusion or growing together of two or more fingers or toes; web fingers or web toes. Syndactyly is normal in many species, but in humans is inherited as an abnormal Mendelian recessive, and is common in triploid fetuses. Aka syndactylia.

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