noun, plural pe·des [pee-deez, ped-eez] /ˈpi diz, ˈpɛd iz/. Anatomy, Zoology.
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The deformity presents a combination of the hollow foot—pes cavus—with pes calcaneus, and resembles that of a Chinese lady's foot.
Henceforward shalt thou be a Hound (Pes, or Pyos), an unclean beast.Russian Fairy Tales|W. R. S. Ralston
In pes equinus the foot is in the position of plantar-flexion, and the patient walks on the toes.
In the Chiroptera the pes is pentedactylate, and the digits are terminated by long curved ungual phalanges.
The pes is however subject to a considerable amount of variation, especially as regards the tarsus.
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noun plural pedes (ˈpɛdiːz)
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Word Origin and History for pes
1956 as an abbreviation of physical education (see physical).