hallux rigidus

[ rĭjĭ-dəs ]

n.

A condition in which there is stiffness in the metatarsophalangeal joint of the big toe.

Nearby words

  1. heavy going,
  2. heavy hand, with a,
  3. heavy heart, with a,
  4. heavy hitter,
  5. heavy hydrogen,
  6. heavy lifting,
  7. heavy metal,
  8. heavy middleweight,
  9. heavy mineral oil,
  10. heavy nitrogen


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