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a. One of the digits of a vertebrate foot.
b. The forepart of a foot or hoof.
c. The terminal segment of an invertebrate's limb.
2. The part of a sock, shoe, or boot that covers the digits of the foot.
3. The lowest, outermost, or endmost part, as:
a. The part of the head of a golf club farthest from the shaft.
b. The part of a vertical shaft that turns in a bearing.
c. The lowest part of an embankment or dam.
d. Geology A protruding downslope end of an alluvial fan, glacier, or lava flow.
v. toed, toe·ing, toes
1. To touch, kick, or reach with the toe.
2. To drive (a golf ball) with the toe of the club.
3. To set or adjust at an oblique angle. Used with in or out.
a. To drive (a nail or spike) at an oblique angle.
b. To fasten or secure with obliquely driven nails or spikes.
To stand, walk, move, or be formed with the toes pointed in a specified direction: He toes out.
on (one's) toes
Ready to act; alert.
step/tread on (someone's) toes
To hurt, offend, or encroach on the feelings, actions, or province of.
toe the line/mark
1. To adhere to doctrines or rules conscientiously; conform.
2. Sports & Games To touch a mark or line with the toe or hands in readiness for the start of a race or competition.

[Middle English, from Old English ; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]


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A claw toe is a lesser toe with dorsiflexion of the proximal phalanx on the lesser metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint and concurrent flexion of the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) and distal interphalangeal (DIP) joints
Disability aid compliance Disability No of Disability disabilities aid used reported Mobile Claw 29 FLS FGS AB Plantar Neuropathy 32 MCR footwear Plantar Ulcer 15 MCR footwear Hand Neuropathy/Muscle Atrophy 8 AB FGS FLS Claw Toe 3 MCR Fixed Claw 3 FLS Foot Drop 2 FDS Abductor Deformity 4 AB Chronic Deformity/Surgery 8 MCR Disability No.
In rheumatoid feet multiple claw toe deformities and associated MTP dislocations are common [8].
This multicenter post-market study will further demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of ProxiFuse for the fixation of osteotomies and reconstruction of the lesser toes following correction procedures for hammertoe, claw toe and mallet toe.
Washington, May 20 ( ANI ): White men and women of European descent inherit common foot disorders, such as bunions (hallux valgus) and lesser toe deformities, including hammer or claw toe, a new study has revealed.
The curved shape of these animals claw toe bulldozing plate loader bucket and the excavator bucket are certain similarities to the surface shape.
Operative procedures for the correction od hammertoe, claw toe and mallet toe.
Toe deformities, such as hammertoe or claw toe, also can lead to corns.
Shoes that are too tight or too short may cause toes to over-grow one another, causing hammer toe, claw toe, and bunions.
Shaq got away with a similar delay last year, when he waited until a month before training camp to have surgery to correct a claw toe on his other foot.