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 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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • varus — Bent or twisted inward toward the midline of the limb or body; modern accepted usage, particularly in orthopedics, erroneously transposes the meaning of valgus to v., as in genu varum (bow leg). [Mod. L. bent inward, fr. L. knock kneed] * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • Talipes equinovarus — The common ("classic") form of clubfoot. Talipes is made up of the Latin talus (ankle) + pes (foot). Equino indicates the heel is elevated (like a horse’s) and varus indicates it is turned inward. With this type of clubfoot, the… …   Medical dictionary

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  • varus — adj. describing any deformity that displaces the distal end of a limb towards the midline. See: bow legs (genu varum), club foot (talipes varus), hallux varus Compare: valgus …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Varus — Va rus, n. [NL., fr. L., bent, grown inwards.] (Med.) A deformity in which the foot is turned inward. See {Talipes}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Talipes — Ta̱li|pes [↑Talus und lat. pes, Gen.: pedis = Fuß] m; , Tali̱pedes oder ...pe̱des: = Pes varus …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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