triradius

In dermatoglyphics, the figure at the base of each finger in the palm, produced by rows of papillae running in three directions so as to form a triangle. SYN: Galton delta (2).

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tri·ra·di·us -'rād-ē-əs n, pl -dii -ē-.ī also -di·us·es a group of ridges forming a Y at the base of each finger on the palm of the hand

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