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A finger or toe in human beings or corresponding part in other vertebrates.

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Pentadactyl limb

Greek is useful: Penta=5 Dactyl=fingered Now look at your hands and feet, what can you see at the ends? And if you do a bit of comparative anatomy of animals you will have a deeper insight of the importance of that characteristic

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by canalon
Thu Nov 05, 2009 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pentadactyl limb
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Pentadactyl limb....

penta = 5 dactyl = digit (fingers, thumbs, toes)

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by flint
Fri Mar 03, 2006 2:28 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Pentadactyl limb....
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