turf toe
noun Etymology: from the occurrence of the injury among athletes who play on artificial turf Date: 1981 a minor but painful usually sports-related injury typically involving hyperextension of the big toe that results in spraining or tearing of the ligaments at the joint between the metatarsal and basal phalanx

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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