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Related to talipes: talipes calcaneus, talipes valgus, talipes equinovalgus, talipes varus



[New Latin tālipēs, tāliped- : Latin tālus, ankle + Latin pēs, ped-, foot; see -ped.]


1. (Pathology) a congenital deformity of the foot by which it is twisted in any of various positions
2. (Pathology) a technical name for club foot
[C19: New Latin, from Latin tālus ankle + pēs foot]



n., pl. -feet.
1. a congenitally deformed or distorted foot.
2. the condition of having such a foot; talipes.
club′foot`ed, adj.


clubfoot; the state or condition of having a clubfoot. — taliped, adj.
See also: Feet and Legs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.talipes - congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toestalipes - congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes
deformity, malformation, misshapenness - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
talipes valgus - deformity of the foot in which the foot is twisted outward
talipes equinus - talipes in which the toes are pointed downward
talipes calcaneus - talipes in which the toes are pointed upward and the person walks on the heel of the foot


n. pie deforme por trastorno congénito de nacimiento en diferentes posiciones.
___ cavuspie cavo;
___ equinuspie equino;
___ valguspie plano.
References in classic literature ?
He had read everything in the library which treated of talipes in its various forms.
His reading told him that whatever might have been done when he was a small boy, and then treatment of talipes was not as skilful as in the present day, there was small chance now of any great benefit.
Talin had half his leg amputated at nine months old after he was born with severe talipes - also known as club foot - which is when the foot appears rotated internally at the ankle.
Maree Tugaga spoke about the work she does at the Whangarei Talipes Clinic for children with club feet and Tania Coles from Timaru spoke about how she highlights the EN role with the RNs she works alongside.
Other frequently encountered orthopedic features of NPS that do not contribute to the diagnosis are shoulder girdle dysplasia, short stature, talipes equinovarus (club foot), calcaneovalgus feet, dislocation of the hips, Madelung's deformity, and large joint contractures.
He was born with talipes in his left foot, more commonly known as club foot.
He held a caseload consisting of children, including new born babies, with physical and learning difficulties, some who suffered from talipes (club foot).
Management of congenital talipes equinovarus using the Ponseti method: a systematic review.
Sam, who was diagnosed from birth with bilateral talipes, a condition often referred to as club foot, retired from a professional career in swimming at 22 and is now enrolled on an apprenticeship with British Gas as a Smart Energy Expert.
Alex Singh, who is nearly two, has been in and out of hospital since birth as a result of his talipes, also known as club foot.
A deformity of the lower leg and ankle joint called talipes equinovarus (club foot) and talipes calcaneovalgus (foot is turned outward).
It is associated with congenital abnormalities such as metatarsus adductus (pigeon toe), torticollis (wry neck), infantile spina bifida and talipes equinovarus (club foot).