Definition of digitation in English:

digitation

Line breaks: digi|ta¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌdɪdʒɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

Zoology & Botany
  • A finger-like 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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