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bun·ion

 (bŭn′yən)
n.
A painful, inflamed swelling of the bursa at the first joint of the big toe, characterized by enlargement of the joint and lateral displacement of the toe.

[Probably alteration of obsolete bunny, swelling, from Middle English bony, perhaps from Old French bugne; see bun1.]

bunion

(ˈbʌnjən)
n
(Pathology) swelling of the first joint of the big toe, which is displaced to one side. An inflamed bursa forms over the joint
[C18: perhaps from obsolete bunny a swelling, of uncertain origin]

bun•ion

(ˈbʌn yən)

n.
an inflammation of the synovial bursa of the great toe.
[1710–20]

bunion

The swelling of the joint between the big toe and first metatarsal bone, caused by wearing ill-fitting shoes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bunion - a painful swelling of the bursa of the first joint of the big toebunion - a painful swelling of the bursa of the first joint of the big toe
puffiness, swelling, lump - an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
Translations
kuří oko
knyst
vaivaisenluu
oteklina
バニオン
건막류
knöl på stortån
ตาปลาบนเท้า
nốt viêm tấy ở kẽ ngón chân cái

bunion

[ˈbʌnjən] N (Med) → juanete m

bunion

[ˈbʌnjən] noignon m (au pied)

bunion

nBallen m

bunion

[ˈbʌnjən] ncallo (al piede)

bunion

وَرَم إِبْهام القَدَم kuří oko knyst entzündeter Fußballen κάλος juanete vaivaisenluu oignon oteklina callo バニオン 건막류 eeltknobbel liktorn haluks joanete бурсит большого пальца стопы knöl på stortån ตาปลาบนเท้า yangılı ayak şişi nốt viêm tấy ở kẽ ngón chân cái 拇囊炎

bun·ion

n. bunio, juanete, infl. de la bursa en la primera coyuntura del dedo pulgar del pie. V.: Hallux valgus

bunion

n juanete m
References in classic literature ?
"Go and get the Goliath Bunion Cure." "Get a move on you!" would chime in another.
WHAT IS A BUNION?It's a bony lump at the base of the big toe (on one or both feet), which makes it point towards the other toes at an angle.
Q I have a painful bunion on my foot that is making it difficult to walk.
But just in case it's slipped your mind - life is busy, after all, and sometimes even super important things slip through the gaps - this year, National Bunion Day falls on April 25.
EMBARRASSING Bodies presenter Dr Dawn Harper has always loved heels and refused to give them up when she developed a bunion on her right foot.
Meghan Markle underwent surgery because of a bunion.
Sole Bliss footwear is roomy at the front, and contains a patent-pending Juanet Technology that provides an invisible stretch panel to support the bunion area.
If you've noticed a painful swelling on the side of your foot at the base of your big toe, you may have a bunion. About one-third of Americans age 65 and older have the condition, with women particularly susceptible.
A A bunion occurs when the big toe leans inward toward the second toe rather than point straight ahead.
Corn pads, toe spacers (like those used in pedicures), and applying ice to a bunion can relieve swelling, as can NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen and naproxen.