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clubfoot


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Talipes  \Tal"i*pes\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  L.  talus  an  ankle  +  pes, 
  pedis,  a  foot;  cf  L.  talipedare  to  be  weak  in  the  feet, 
  properly,  to  walk  on  the  ankles.]  (Surg.) 
  The  deformity  called  {clubfoot}.  See  {Clubfoot}. 
 
  Note:  Several  varieties  are  distinguished;  as  {Talipes 
  varus},  in  which  the  foot  is  drawn  up  and  bent  inward; 
  {T.  valgus},  in  which  the  foot  is  bent  outward;  {T. 
  equinus},  in  which  the  sole  faces  backward  and  the 
  patient  walks  upon  the  balls  of  the  toes;  and  {T. 
  calcaneus}  (called  also  {talus}),  in  which  the  sole 
  faces  forward  and  the  patient  walks  upon  the  heel. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clubfoot  \Club"foot\,  n.  [Club  +  foot.]  (Med.) 
  A  short,  variously  distorted  foot;  also  the  deformity, 
  usually  congenital,  which  such  a  foot  exhibits;  talipes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clubfoot 
  n  :  congenital  deformity  of  the  foot  usually  marked  by  a  curled 
  shape  or  twisted  position  of  the  ankle  and  heel  and  toes 
  [syn:  {talipes}] 




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