- clubfoot in which the foot is turned outward
- any similar bent position, as of the knee or hip
Origin of valgusModern Latin ; from L, bowlegged ; from Indo-European an unverified form wolg- ; from base an unverified form wel-, to turn from source walk
- bent or twisted outward
- loosely knock-kneed
- Characterized by an abnormal outward turning of a bone, especially of the hip, knee, or foot.
A valgus bone.
Origin of valgusLatin, bowlegged.
- knock-kneed (having the distal part of a limb displaced or twisted away from the midline of the body)