varum, varus

varum, varus

angled outwards - deviation towards the midline of the body, of a part distal to a joint, e.g. genu varum where the tibia is deviated medially in relation to the femur, resulting in a 'bow-legged' appearance in adults. talipes varus inward tilt of the distal part of the foot at the talonavicular joint resulting in a club foot. Opposite of valgum, valgus.