cubitus valgus


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cu·bi·tus val·'gus

deviation of the extended forearm to the outer (radial) side of the axis of the limb.

cu·bi·tus val·gus

(kyū'bi-tŭs val'gŭs)
Deviation of the extended forearm to the outer (radial) side of the axis of the limb.

cubitus valgus

An elbow deformity in which the forearm is tilted outward to an abnormal degree when the arms are by the sides. Some degree of such tilt, known as the ‘carrying angle’, is normal in women.

cubitus

the forelimb distal to the humerus; includes the elbow, forearm, paw.

cubitus valgus
a deformity of the elbow in which it deviates away from the midline of the body when extended.
cubitus varus
a deformity of the elbow in which it deviates towards the midline of the body when extended.
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In addition to the abnormal facies described previously, she had cubitus valgus and short metocarpals.
However, multiple cell lines, including a monosomic X cell line, may be detected, and somatic features of Turner syndrome, such as short stature, webbed neck, cubitus valgus, and renal malformation, may be present.