[het-uh-roh-dak-tuh-luh s] /ˌhɛt ə roʊˈdæk tə ləs/
having the first and fourth toes directed backward, and the second and third forward, as in trogons.
(of the feet of certain birds) having the first and second toes directed backwards and the third and fourth forwards
a bird with heterodactyl feet
[het-uh-roh-dak-tuh-luh s] /ˌhɛt ə roʊˈdæk tə ləs/ adjective, Ornithology. 1. having the first and fourth toes directed backward, and the second and third forward, as in trogons.
/ˈhɛtərəˌdɒnt/ adjective 1. (of most mammals) having teeth of different types Compare homodont
[het-er-uh-doks] /ˈhɛt ər əˌdɒks/ adjective 1. not in accordance with established or accepted doctrines or opinions, especially in theology; unorthodox. 2. holding unorthodox doctrines or opinions. /ˈhɛtərəʊˌdɒks/ adjective 1. at variance with established, orthodox, or accepted doctrines or beliefs 2. holding unorthodox opinions adj. 1630s, from Greek heterodoxos, from heteros “the other” (see hetero-) + […]
[het-er-uh-dok-see] /ˈhɛt ər əˌdɒk si/ noun, plural heterodoxies. 1. heterodox state or quality. 2. a heterodox opinion, view, etc. n. 1650s, from Greek heterodoxia “error of opinion,” from heterodoxos (see heterodox).
heterodromous het·er·od·ro·mous (hět’ə-rŏd’rə-məs) adj. Moving in the opposite direction.