big toe


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big toe

n.
The largest and innermost toe of the human foot.
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They managed to use Kev's Big Toe to their advantage and keep it in front of the opposition.
Mick had previously had a conventional fusion operation on his left big toe three years ago, so when he found himself in a similar situation with the right toe he thought the same procedure would be on the cards.
My right big toe was now throbbing at least once every hour.
In particular, the gene was switched on in the outside toes and in the muscle that controls the first toe (the big toe in humans, but a small toe in mice).
When we walk, most of our weight tends to go through the big toe joint.
Over time, this cramping causes the big toe to lean inward and gradually changes the angle of the bones until it produces its characteristic bump.
Until recently the only resolution for extreme cases was to have the big toe joint fused together.
Johnson's injury flared from nasty blisters on his feet and especially his right big toe, which is his front-landing foot in his explosive delivery stride and also spread into his right foot, which suffered hefty pounding through five consecutive Ashes Tests at home, the report added.
Despite the near-loss of his big toe, Jones rallied to defeat Sonnen in a dominant first-round TKO.
After an attempt to re-attach his damaged thumb was unsuccessful, surgeons at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, suggested replacing the missing digit with his left big toe.
After an attempt to re-attach his damaged thumb was unsuccessful, Umraz Khan, plastic surgeon at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, transplanted the big toe from his left foot on to his hand.
PARIS: A superbly preserved artificial big toe found strapped to the mummified remains of an Egyptian woman is the oldest functional prosthesis ever found, experts said Monday.