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Definition of "brachydactylous" []

  • Having abnormally short fingers.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "brachydactylous" in a sentence
  • "Moreover, it will be found, if a number of brachydactylous persons are examined, that no two of them are affected to exactly the same degree."
  • "It tends to affect the entire skeleton, and in a family where one child is markedly brachydactylous, that child is generally shorter than the others."
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