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- adj. pentadactyl
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as pentadactyl.
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(Creodonta, Condylarthra), the chief resemblance of which to man consists in the possession of pentadactylous hands and feet!
Feet pentadactylous or five-toed; legs very short.
Skull with distinct post-orbital processes; infra-orbital opening small, usually placed in front of the maxillary zygomatic process; palate broad and flat; twelve or thirteen pairs of ribs; tail cylindrical and bushy; feet either pentadactylous or with a tubercle in place of a thumb on the fore-feet.