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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.
Patients also may seek cosmetic foot surgery for hammertoes and bunions. A hammertoe is a deformity that adds an abnormal bend in the middle joint of the second, third, or fourth toe causing it to resemble a hammer.
It's thought that 15 million people in the UK are affected by bunions, and if left untreated, these bony protrusions can grow to cause serious pain.
For many people, though, bunions eventually become painful and can limit function.
During the sighting, Markle revealed telltale signs of bunions that were seen in the red scar marks on the side of her left foot.
This range is the result of five years' research by shoe designer Lisa Kay to create footwear that's stylish and comfortable for women with bunions.
What Causes Bunions? A bunion results from stress on the metatarsophalangeal joint (where your big toe connects to your foot) that causes bone and tissue in the joint to grow until it eventually forms a bump that forces the toe out of its correct alignment.