bowleg

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bow·leg

 (bō′lĕg′)
n.
1. A leg having an outward curvature in the region of the knee.
2. The condition of such a curvature of the legs.

bowleg

(ˈbəʊˌlɛɡ) or

bow leg

n
a leg that curves outwards

bow•leg

(ˈboʊˌlɛg)

n.
1. outward curvature of the legs causing a separation of the knees when the ankles are close or in contact.
2. a leg so curved.
[1545–55]
bow′leg`ged, adj.
bow′leg`ged•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bowleg - a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)bowleg - a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)
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
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
Adj.1.bowleg - have legs that curve outward at the kneesbowleg - have legs that curve outward at the knees
unfit - not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service"
Translations

bowleg

, bow-leg
n. V.: genu varum V.: bandy leg.
References in periodicals archive ?
Several anatomical factors contribute to PFS, including femoral anteversion, kneecaps pointing toward each other ("squinting patella"), genu varum (bowleg), and tibia varum.
Several anatomic factors contribute to PFS, including femoral anteversion, kneecaps pointing toward each other ("squinting patella"), genu varum (bowleg), and tibia varum.