Talipes calcaneus
Talus Ta"lus, n.; pl. {Tali}. [L., the ankle, the ankle bone.] 1. (Anat.) The astragalus. [1913 Webster]

2. (Surg.) A variety of clubfoot ({Talipes calcaneus}). See the Note under {Talipes}. [1913 Webster]


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  • talipes calcaneus — noun talipes in which the toes are pointed upward and the person walks on the heel of the foot • Hypernyms: ↑clubfoot, ↑talipes …   Useful english dictionary

  • talipes calcaneus — a deformity in which the foot is dorsiflexed …   Medical dictionary

  • Calcaneus — The calcaneus is the heel bone. It is also called the os calcis. The calcaneus is a more or less rectangular bone at the back of the foot. The word calcaneus comes from the Latin calx meaning limestone. The heel bone looked like a lump of chalk… …   Medical dictionary

  • 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}. [1913 Webster] Note: Several varieties are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Talipes varus — 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}. [1913 Webster] Note: Several varieties… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Talipes — Clubfoot. The Latin word talipes was compounded from talus (ankle) + pes (foot) since, with the common ("classic") type of clubfoot (talipes equinovarus), the foot is turned in sharply and the person seems to be walking on their ankle.… …   Medical dictionary

  • T calcaneus — 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}. [1913 Webster] Note: Several varieties… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calcaneovalgocavus — Combination of talipes calcaneus, valgus, and cavus. * * * cal·ca·neo·val·go·ca·vus (kal ka″ne o val″go kaґvəs) clubfoot in which talipes calcaneus, talipes valgus, and talipes cavus are combined …   Medical dictionary

  • clubfoot — noun congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑talipes • Hypernyms: ↑deformity, ↑malformation, ↑misshapenness • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • calcaneocavus — Combination of talipes calcaneus and talipes cavus. * * * cal·ca·neo·ca·vus (kal ka″ne o kaґvəs) see under talipes …   Medical dictionary

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