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Related to knock-knee: genu valgum
A deformity of the legs in which the knees are abnormally close together and the ankles are spread widely apart.
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(Pathology) a condition in which the legs are bent inwards causing the knees to touch when standing. Technical name: genu valgum
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1. inward curvature of the legs, causing the knees to knock together in walking.
2. knock-knees, the knees of a person whose legs have such curvature.
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|Noun||1.||knock-knee - an inward slant of the thigh|
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
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n. V.: genu valgum
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