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Definition of Cheiropterygium

Cheiropterygium Chei*rop`te*ryg"i*um, n.; pl. Cheiropterygia. [NL., fr. Gr. ? hand + ?; ? wing, fin.] (Anat.) The typical pentadactyloid limb of the higher vertebrates.

Meaning of Cheiropterygium from wikipedia

- idea and argued against it. He suggested that the tetrapod limb or cheiropterygium differed in its origins from that of the lungfish and that the two...