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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

(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.

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.
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(1997) el vientre muscular de la cabeza oblicua del musculo aductor del hallux es mas desarrollado que el de la cabeza transversa.
The most common cause worsening the quality of life of people affected by hallux valgus is pain [1,2], which intensifies especially when walking, when the deformity rubs against the shoe.
Una de las deformidades mas comunes del pie con una prevalencia del 28,4% en adultos es el hallux valgus (HV), que aparece con mayor frecuencia en mujeres y aumenta con la edad (1).
At this time pressures are recorded by sensors located under the fifth metatarsal bone and under the hallux (Fig.
The results illustrated that when the stability of the first TMT joint was restored, the additional load born by hallux and the second metatarsal would be redistributed again to the first MH by the "load transfer" mechanism, the forefoot plantar pressure will therefore be balanced.
Doppler ultrasound of the lower extremities was performed due to the involvement of the right hallux. Ultrasound revealed the absence of flow in the anterior and posterior tibial arteries and the dorsalis pedis and plantar arteries.
Multivariate analysis revealed that BUA, SOS, QUI, and eBMD were independently associated with age, male gender, BMI, HbA1c (for SOS and eBMD only), and the following somatic and autonomic nerve function parameters (model 1): PMN and SSN amplitude, VPT hallux (for BUA and eBMD only), HR response to cough test (CT ratio, for eBMD only) and standing (30:15, for QUI and eBMD only), and, inversely, resting HR (for SOS and eBMD only).
It also revealed right hallux valgus deformity and peritendinous calcification of bilateral patellar tendons.
Notable is an asymmetric, irregular brown macula on the plantar side of the right hallux, approximately 15 mm in diameter (a).
The software automatically divided the foot into 10 masked zones: hallux (T1), toes 2-5 (T2-5), first to fifth metatarsals (M1, M2, M3, M4, and M5), midfoot (MF), medial heel (MH), and lateral heel (LH) (Figure 2).