noun, plural hal·lu·ces [hal-yuh-seez] /ˈhæl yəˌsiz/. Anatomy, Zoology.
- hallux dolorosus,
- hallux flexus,
- hallux rigidus,
- hallux valgus,
- hallux varus
Origin of hallux
Examples from the Web for hallux
In the posterior limb the tibia and the hallux are pre-axial, the fibula and the fifth toe are postaxial.
External nostrils are produced into tubes; anterior toes fully webbed; hallux small or absent.
All the digits are armed with claws, and the pollex and hallux are not opposable.
Hallux very strong, but with its claw not as long as the middle toe and claw.
The hind-foot is also three-toed, and there is a trace of the hallux.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
Word Origin for hallux
1831, from Modern Latin hallux, corruption of allex "great toe."