- a clubfoot.
- the condition of being clubfooted.
Origin of talipes
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Talipes Equino-Varis (down and in foot) is the most common form of this deformity.
Valgus or varus are associated with it; the more common form is talipes calcaneo-valgus.
Talipes Cavus (Pes Cavus), or hollow foot, is a condition in which the arch of the foot is greatly exaggerated.
Musculature of legs was in a constant mild clonus, and the right foot was kept in position of talipes equinovarus.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry
In talipes calcaneus the toes are pointed upwards and the foot rests on the heel.
- a congenital deformity of the foot by which it is twisted in any of various positions
- a technical name for club foot
C19: New Latin, from Latin tālus ankle + pēs foot
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