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  • n. Alternative word for polydactyly

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  • n. birth defect characterized by the presence of more than the normal number of fingers or toes

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Examples

  • As an animal that spends a great deal of time making small-scale local manoeuvres in its complex, three-dimensional watery home, Inia is especially telling in that it may actually be taking part in a trend toward hyperdactyly, as it bears an extra bone in its flipper that is to all intent and purposes a sixth digit.

    Did ichthyosaurs fly? Probably not, no

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