Latest Dactyly Stories
An international team of researchers has now uncovered the background to the development of the moleâ€™s extra â€œthumbâ€: A bone develops in the wrist that stretches along the real thumb, giving the paw a bigger surface area for digging.
A baby born in San Francisco has six perfectly formed and functional fingers and toes on his hands and feet, say doctors at Saint Luke's Hospital.
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) are wagging a finger at currently held notions about the way digits are formed.
If pregnant smokers need another reason to quit, a new study may have found it. The habit, researchers say, may raise the risk of having a baby with extra, missing or webbed fingers and toes.
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.