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hallux

 [hal´uks] (pl. hal´luces) (L.)
the great toe.
hallux doloro´sus a painful disease of the great toe, usually associated with flatfoot.
hallux flex´us hallux rigidus.
hallux mal´leus hammer toe affecting the great toe.
hallux ri´gidus painful flexion deformity of the great toe with limitation of motion at the metatarsophalangeal joint.
hallux val´gus angulation of the great toe toward the other toes of the foot.
hallux va´rus angulation of the great toe away from the other toes of the foot.

great toe [I]

[TA]
the first digit of the foot.
Synonym(s): hallux [TA], digitus pedis primus [I] [I]* ☆ , hallex, hallus, pollex pedis, primary digit of foot

hallux

/hal·lux/ (hal´uks) pl. hal´luces   [L.] the great toe.
hallux doloro´sus  a painful condition of the great toe, usually associated with flatfoot.
hallux flex´us  h. rigidus.
hallux mal´leus  hammer toe affecting the great toe.
hallux ri´gidus  painful flexion deformity of the great toe with limitation of motion at the metatarsophalangeal joint.
hallux val´gus  angulation of the great toe toward the other toes.
hallux va´rus  angulation of the great toe away from the other toes.

hallux

(hăl′əks)
n. pl. halluces (hăl′yə-sēz′, hăl′ə-)
1. The innermost or first digit on the hind foot of certain mammals. The human hallux is commonly called the big toe.
2. A homologous digit of a bird, reptile, or amphibian. In birds, it is often directed backward.

hallux

[hal′əks] pl. halluces
Etymology: L, hallex, large toe
the great toe. Also spelled hallex.

hal·lux

(hal'ŭks) [TA]
The great toe; the first digit of the foot.
[a Mod. L. form for L. hallex (hallic-), great toe]

hallux

The big toe.

hallux

the first digit on the hind foot of vertebrates, such as the big toe in humans.

hallux

the first, great or big toe. hallux rigidus is a stiff and painful toe resulting from osteoarthritis of the metatarsophalangeal joint. In hallux valgus the toe bends at this joint towards the second toe, and the joint bulges from the side of the foot. Can result in permanent displacement (possibly with a degree of external rotation) greater than 10%. Additional friction from poorly fitting footwear can result in a bursa, and the prominence of bone-plus-bursa is known as a bunion .

hallux

great toe; first toe
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In brief, mass was measured utilizing a digital scale, tarsus depth was measured with calipers at the midpoint of the tarsus in a front-to-back direction, hallux length was measured as the cord length from the junction of the anterior surface of the talon at the point the claw meets the skin of the toe to the tip of the claw, exposed culmen length was measured with calipers as the cord length between the tip of the beak and the junction of the beak and cere, wing cord was measured with a ruler from the closed wing from the carpal joint to the tip of the longest primary, and tail length was measured with a ruler between the center rectrices from the emergence from the skin to the tip of the longest rectrix (Hull and Bloom 2001).
2007), one of the main characteristics of sprint biomechanics in terms of plantar loading patterns is the load under the 1st and 2nd ray, the hallux and the lateral toe.
In fact, a study conducted in Sweden showed that hallux valgus was equally common in dancers and non-dancers.
Hallux valgus is a common foot condition that is caused when the big toe bends in towards the smaller toes.
The physician should attempt to manually correct the hallux valgus deformity, moving the great toe in dorsiflexion and plantar flexion.
In the human body, the hallux is more commonly known by what name?
Two measurements, hallux claw and bill depth (Fig 4), would later confirm that my assumption was correct--we had captured a male.
Usually surgery is only considered when the condition is too painful or unsightly and is causing hallux valgus, where the big toe is pushed across the second toe," notes Dr Bennett.
Also called hallux valgus, bunions are progressive deformities of the big-toe joint.
No hallux is evident, even in the deepest impressions, as is also the case in the other North American ichnospecies of Atreipus.
We supplemented these data by more recent sources cited herein and by measuring 10 morphological variables (wing length, primary 10 length, tail length, rectrix 1 width, secondary 1 length, bill length from nostril to tip, bill width at nostrils, bill depth at nostrils, tarsus length, hallux length) from 82 individuals (Appendix 2).
Both of Leah's feet are affected by a condition known as hallux valgus, which causes her toes to be misshapen, can cause pain and affects the type of shoes she can wear.