Definition of digitation in English:

digitation

Syllabification: dig·i·ta·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌdijiˈtāSHən
 
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noun

Zoology & Botany
A fingerlike protuberance or division.
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  • The most advanced is suppressed as a synonym of Perrinites, based on the general features of conch form and suture, especially the digitation of the prongs and median saddle of the primary ventral lobe.
  • Occasionally, a digitation of bone from the calcaneus to the Achilles tendon is radiographically evident and is associated with retrocalcaneal bursitis.
  • The axons from the fifth cervical nerve supply the first digitation and the sixth and seventh supply the remainder of the muscle mass.

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