hallux valgus


noun
  1. an abnormal bending or deviation of the big toe towards the other toes of the same foot

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How to use hallux valgus in a sentence

  • In hallux valgus, the metatarso-phalangeal joint of the great toe undergoes changes characteristic of arthritis deformans.

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  • The term hallux valgus is applied to a deviation or displacement of the great toe outward, toward the outer border of the foot.