monodactylous definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a single digit for each limb, particularly an individual claw which you can use to know
    • Having but one hand or claw.
  • others:
    • Having but one hand or toe; unidigitate.
    • In Crustacea, subchelate: applied to the subcheliform limbs of crustaceans and arachnidans, in which there isn't any opposable hand to convert the terminal hook into a pincer-like claw or chela proper.

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