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an exaggeration of the normal arch of the foot.
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tal·i·pes cavus(tal'i-pēz kā'vŭs)
An exaggeration of the normal arch of the foot.
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talipes(tal'i-pez?) [L. talus, ankle, + pes, foot]
Any of several deformities of the foot, esp. those occurring congenitally. It may also be a nontraumatic deviation of the foot in the direction of one or two of the four lines of movement.
Talipes in which there is an exaggerated medial arch of the foot. Synonym: pes cavus; talipes cavus
Talipes in which the foot is dorsiflexed and the heel alone touches the ground. It causes the patient to walk on the inner side of the heel and often follows infantile paralysis of the calf muscles.
talipes cavusTalipes arcuatus.
A combination of talipes equinus and talipes valgus. Synonym: clubfoot
Talipes in which the foot is plantar flexed and the person walks on the toes.
Talipes in which there is excessive plantar curvature.
Talipes in which the heel and foot are turned outward.See: valgus
Talipes in which the heel is turned inward from the midline of the leg.See: varus
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