genu varum

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Related to Bowleggedness: genu valgum, Knock knees
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Noun1.genu varum - a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)genu varum - a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
Translations

ge·nu va·rum

n. rodilla vara, piernas arqueadas,
pop. zambo-a, curvatura anormal de las rodillas hacia afuera.

genu varum

n genu varo, piernas arqueadas (fam)
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That may explain anatomical differences between archaic and present-day humans, including Neanderthals' shorter legs and arms, bowleggedness, large hands and fingers, and curved arm bones.
hereditary bowleggedness had made it hard to do so.
Kieren, paler, no less uninhibited, just a bit more thoughtful, watches him feign bowleggedness and laughs.