Dactylectomy definition

(rare) The amputation of a finger.
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Noun

Singular:
dactylectomy
Plural:
dactylectomies

Origin of dactylectomy

  • From dactyl- (from Ancient Greek δάκτυλος (daktulos, “finger”)) + -ectomy (from Ancient Greek ἐκτομή (ektomē, “excision”)).

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