Definition of Hermodactyl

1. n. A heart-shaped bulbous root, about the size of a finger, brought from Turkey, formerly used as a cathartic.



Definition of Hermodactyl

1. Noun. (obsolete) A type of root, probably from a plant of the genus ''Colchicum'', as imported and used in Western medicine. ¹

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Medical Definition of Hermodactyl

1. A heart-shaped bulbous root, about the size of a finger, brought from Turkey, formerly used as a cathartic. Origin: NL. Hermodactylus, lit, Hermes' finger; fr. Gr. Hermes + finger. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hermodactyl

hermitess
hermitesses
hermithood
hermitic
hermitical
hermiticity
hermitism
hermitisms
hermitize
hermitized
hermitizes
hermitizing
hermitries
hermitry
hermits
hermodactyl (current term)
hermodactyls
herms
hern
hernani
hernanis
hernia
hernia en bissac
hernia knife
hernia of the broad ligament of the uterus
hernia repair
hernia uteri inguinale
herniae
hernial
hernial aneurysm

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