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a high-arched foot with the toes hyperextended at the metatarsophalangeal joint and flexed at the distal joints.
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A condition of the foot characterized by hyperextension at the metatarsophalangeal joint and flexion at the interphalangeal joints, as a fixed contracture.
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pes cavus

(pes kā'vŭs)
Condition characterized by increased height of the foot's medial longitudinal arch.
Synonym(s): clawfoot, claw foot.
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