talipes

[tal-uh-peez]
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noun

a clubfoot.
the condition of being clubfooted.

Origin of talipes

1835–45; tali- + Latin pēs foot
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British Dictionary definitions for talipes

talipes

noun

a congenital deformity of the foot by which it is twisted in any of various positions
a technical name for club foot

Word Origin for talipes

C19: New Latin, from Latin tālus ankle + pēs foot
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talipes in Medicine

talipes

[tălə-pēz′]

n.

clubfoot
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