talipes


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tal·i·pes

 (tăl′ə-pēz′)
n.

[New Latin tālipēs, tāliped- : Latin tālus, ankle + Latin pēs, ped-, foot; see -ped.]

talipes

(ˈtælɪˌpiːz)
n
1. (Pathology) a congenital deformity of the foot by which it is twisted in any of various positions
2. (Pathology) a technical name for club foot
[C19: New Latin, from Latin tālus ankle + pēs foot]

club•foot

(ˈklʌbˌfʊt)

n., pl. -feet.
1. a congenitally deformed or distorted foot.
2. the condition of having such a foot; talipes.
[1530–40]
club′foot`ed, adj.

talipes

clubfoot; the state or condition of having a clubfoot. — taliped, adj.
See also: Feet and Legs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.talipes - congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toestalipes - congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes
deformity, malformation, misshapenness - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
talipes valgus - deformity of the foot in which the foot is twisted outward
talipes equinus - talipes in which the toes are pointed downward
talipes calcaneus - talipes in which the toes are pointed upward and the person walks on the heel of the foot
Translations

talipes

n. pie deforme por trastorno congénito de nacimiento en diferentes posiciones.
___ cavuspie cavo;
___ equinuspie equino;
___ valguspie plano.
References in classic literature ?
He had read everything in the library which treated of talipes in its various forms.
"I suppose you've got talipes equinus?" he said, turning suddenly to Philip.
His reading told him that whatever might have been done when he was a small boy, and then treatment of talipes was not as skilful as in the present day, there was small chance now of any great benefit.
RUBY (pictured above) was born with bilateral talipes in both feet picked up on the 20 week scan.
Now he trains several times a week despite his talipes, or club foot, a life-long condition which affects the mobility and strength of his left leg.
Luke has lived with a talipes, or club foot, since birth and it means his left foot doesn't have a full range of rotation.
Pes planus (flat foot) and talipes equinovarus (club foot) have both been associated with abnormalities of the fibular tendons (Johnson).
His parents knew from a 20-week scan that their son would be born with bilateral talipes - also known as clubfoot - but everything else looked healthy.
Her skeletal deformities were described as distal arthrogryposis of all limbs, talipes equinovalgus, and rhizomelic upper limbs, which were confirmed on plain X-rays.
Carys, now 18, from Ynyshir in the Rhondda, was born with talipes, otherwise known as club foot, a birth defect which affects about one in every 1,000 babies born in the UK.
wit a fr th wta k Carys, now 18, from Ynyshir in the Rhondda, was born with talipes, otherwise known as club foot, a birth defect which affects about one in every 1,000 babies born in the UK.