Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Situated between digits; connecting fingers or toes one with another. The webbing of a duck's foot is interdigital; so is most of the membrane of a bat's wing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Between the fingers or toes.

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  • adjective anatomy Between the fingers or toes

Etymologies

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inter- +‎ digital

Examples

  • Other names include Morton's toe, interdigital neuritis, and interdigital perineural fibroma.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Other names include Morton's toe, interdigital neuritis, and interdigital perineural fibroma.

    Morton's Neuroma: A Librarian Looks at Consumer Health Reference Sources

  • In the human foetus, the interdigital mesoderm, initially formed between fingers and toes, is removed by programmed cell death.

    The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2002

  • In the human foetus, the interdigital mesoderm initially formed between fingers and toes is removed by programmed cell death.

    Press Release: The 2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

  • Requires several assistants, 3 if possible, to maintain the alignment of the limb (the line passing between the anterior superior iliac spines, the edge of the patella and the first interdigital space), the knee flexed at 15° and the ankle at right angles.

    Chapter 8

  • The arterial pulsations could be felt, not only in the femoral artery, but also in the branches of the saphenic artery and in the interdigital spaces.

    Alexis Carrel - Nobel Lecture

  • It may be due to an overgrowth and inward pressure, etc., or from filth accumulating and hardening between the claws, producing inflammation and softening or ulceration of the skin in the interdigital space (between the claws).

    The Veterinarian

  • The strong feet terminate in four very long toes deprived at the interdigital membrane observed in most of the

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 829, November 21, 1891

  • But there are also adaptive and purely analogical homologies, such as the interdigital palmation of aquatic birds, amphibians and mammals.

    Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology

  • A little above the interdigital clefts, each of these digital arteries divides into two branches, which pass along the adjacent sides of two fingers -- a mode of distribution which also characterises the digital branches of the median, b b, and ulnar nerves, e e.

    Surgical Anatomy

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