didactyl definition

  • adjective:
    • Having only two toes, fingers or claws.
    • Having only two toes, fingers or claws.
  • noun:
    • A didactyl pet.
    • An animal having just two digits.
    • An animal having two toes only on each foot, as the Bradypus didactylus or two-toed sloth.
    • A didactyl pet.
    • An animal having just two digits.
    • An animal having two toes just on each foot, while the Bradypus didactylus or two-toed sloth.
  • others:
    • Having just two digits, as hands or feet; two-fingered or two-toed: within the arthropods, applied to limbs which terminate in a forceps or chela. Additionally bidactyl.
    • Having only two digits, as fingers or feet; two-fingered or two-toed: into the arthropods, placed on limbs which terminate in a forceps or chela. Also bidactyl.

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