noun, plural val·gus·es.
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Valgus, val′gus, n. a bow-legged man: a form of club-foot—talipes valgus:—pl.
In hallux valgus, the metatarso-phalangeal joint of the great toe undergoes changes characteristic of arthritis deformans.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
When this angle is increased, the attitude is described as one of cubitus valgus.
It is sometimes combined with eversion of the foot—pes calcaneo-valgus, or with inversion—pes calcaneo-varus.
The most frequent sequel is stiffness of the ankle-joint and traumatic pes valgus.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern