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Meaning of DACTYLITIS

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dac`tyl*i"tis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. da`ktylos finger +
-itis.] (Med.)
An inflammatory affection of the fingers. --Gross.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dactylitis is inflammation of fingers and toes, e.g. as caused by tissue ischemia due to sickle cell anemia.
 

 

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