Hallux
Hallux Hal"lux (h[a^]l"l[u^]ks), n. [NL., fr. L. hallex, allex.] (Anat.) The first, or preaxial, digit of the hind limb, corresponding to the pollux in the fore limb; the great toe; the hind toe of birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • *hallux — ● hallux nom masculin (latin hallus, gros orteil) Hallux flexus, orteil en marteau. Hallux valgus, déviation vers l extérieur du pied de l articulation métatarso phalangienne, le gros orteil se mettant en abduction et le premier métatarsien en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hallux — m. anat. Dedo gordo del pie. Medical Dictionary. 2011. hallux dedo gordo del pie. CIE 10 …   Diccionario médico

  • hallux — 1831, from Mod.L. hallux, corruption of allex great toe …   Etymology dictionary

  • hallux — [hal′əks] n. pl. halluces [hal′yo͞o sēz΄] [ModL < L hallux, hallus, big toe] the first toe on either of the hind legs of a terrestrial vertebrate; in humans, the large inner toe …   English World dictionary

  • Hallux — (Anat.), die große Zehe …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hallux — (lat.), die große Zehe (s. Fuß, S.227); H. valgus, s. Ballen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hallux — Dedos gordos en la escultura …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hallux — The hallux, commonly referred to as the big toe (also as great toe or thumb toe), even though it s not actually the biggest toe on the foot of some people, is the innermost toe of the foot. It is counted as digit I (one). The name stems from the… …   Wikipedia

  • Hallux — What the ancient Romans called the big toe. Since hallux was a good enough word for the big toe among the ancient Romans, it has long done yeoman s duty in medicine. Abnormalities of the big toe tend thus to be called hallux this or that. For… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hallux — Zehen einer Frau Als Zehen (von althochdeutsch zêha „Zehe“, „Finger“, „Zeigerin“; wie indogermanisch deik „zeigen“, verwandt mit lateinisch digitus „Finger“) werden die Endabschnitte der Gliedmaßen der vierfüßigen Wirbeltiere bezeichnet, bei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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