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1. The loss or amputation of a digit.
2. Dissolution of the bone of a finger.
3. The spontaneous dropping off of fingers or toes, seen in leprosy; and sometimes produced in utero (inside a woman's uterus or womb) when a hair firmly wrapped around a digit causes amputation.
Word Entries containing the term: “dactylolysis
dactylolysis spontanea
The spontaneous disappearance of fingers or toes, as with leprosy or ainhum (disease affecting the toes and sometimes the fingers).