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Definition of Totipalmate

Totipalmate
Totipalmate To`ti*pal"mate, a. [L. totus all, whole + E. palmate.] (Zo["o]l.) Having all four toes united by a web; -- said of certain sea birds, as the pelican and the gannet. See Illust. under Aves.

Meaning of Totipalmate from wikipedia

- lobed hind toe (1), and gulls, terns and allies have a reduced hind toe. Totipalmate: all four digits (1–4) are joined by webbing. Found in gannets and boobies...
- four toes webbed. Hence, they were formerly also known by such names as totipalmates or steganopodes. Most have a bare throat patch (gular patch), and the...
- this group as the traditional Pelecaniformes, united by feet that are totipalmate (with all four toes linked by webbing) and the presence of a gular pouch...
- Their heads are large and their necks are short and thick. They have totipalmate feet (that is, all four toes are connected by a web). The legs of a tropicbird...
- lobed hind toe (1), and gulls, terns and allies have a reduced hind toe. Totipalmate: all four digits (1–4) are joined by webbing. Found in gannets and boobies...
- Contributions to Science, July 1889 "On the probable evolution of the totipalmate birds, pelicans, gannets, etc.", Contributions to Science, July 1889...
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