Fingers and Toes
a birth defect in which one or more fingers or toes are missing.
a digit; a finger or toe. See also measurement.
the study of finger rings for purposes of description. —dactyliographer, n. —dactyliographic, adj.
the study and making of finger rings. —dactyliologist, n. —dactyliologic, adj.
a form of divination involving finger rings.
an inflammation of a finger or toe.
the study of fingerprints. —dactylographer, n. —dactylogram, n. —dactylographic, adj.
the science of communicating by sign language using the hands and fingers.
a condition in which one or more of the fingers is enlarged abnormally. —dactylomegalic, adj.
Rare. the practice of counting on the fingers.
the comparison of fingerprints for identification. —dactyloscopist, n. —dactyloscopie, adj.
Zoology. the condition of having only a single finger, toe, or claw on each limb. —monodactylous, monodactylic, adj.
inflammation and ulceration at the base of a fingernail; a felon or whitlow.
the art of divination through inspection of the fingernails. —onychomantic, adj.
the habit of biting the fingernails.
the loosening and falling off of the fingernails.
disease of the fingernails or toenails.
a pus-producing inflammation at the base of a fingernail or toenail; a felon or whitlow. Also called panaris.
the condition of having five digits on each hand and foot. —pentadactylous, adj.
the condition of having more than the normal number of fingers or toes. —polydactylous, adj.
a person who has six fingers or six toes.
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