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tal·i·pes ca'v·us

an exaggeration of the normal arch of the foot.

talipes cavus

See clawfoot.

tal·i·pes cavus

(tal'i-pēz kā'vŭs)
An exaggeration of the normal arch of the foot.

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 arcuatus

Talipes in which there is an exaggerated medial arch of the foot. Synonym: pes cavus; talipes cavus

talipes calcaneus

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 cavus

Talipes arcuatus.

talipes equinovarus

A combination of talipes equinus and talipes valgus. Synonym: clubfoot

talipes equinus

Talipes in which the foot is plantar flexed and the person walks on the toes.

talipes percavus

Talipes in which there is excessive plantar curvature.

talipes valgus

Talipes in which the heel and foot are turned outward.
See: valgus

talipes varus

Talipes in which the heel is turned inward from the midline of the leg.
See: varus