Valgus meaning

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Characterized by an abnormal outward turning of a bone, especially of the hip, knee, or foot.
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Knock-kneed.
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A valgus bone.
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Clubfoot in which the foot is turned outward.
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Any similar bent position, as of the knee or hip.
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Bent or twisted outward.
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(loosely) Knock-kneed.
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Characterized by an abnormal outward turning of a bone, especially of the hip, knee, or foot.
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Knock-kneed.
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A valgus bone.
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Knock-kneed (having the distal part of a limb displaced or twisted away from the midline of the body)
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Origin of valgus

  • Latin bowlegged

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition