Definition of Clubfoot

1. Noun. Congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes.

Exact synonyms: Talipes
Generic synonyms: Deformity, Malformation, Misshapenness
Specialized synonyms: Talipes Valgus, Talipes Equinus, Talipes Calcaneus

Definition of Clubfoot

1. n. A short, variously distorted foot; also, the deformity, usually congenital, which such a foot exhibits; talipes.

Definition of Clubfoot

1. Noun. (medicine) A congenital deformity of the foot in which the ankle, heel and toes are twisted ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clubfoot

1. a deformed foot [n -FEET]

Medical Definition of Clubfoot

1. The most common congenital abnormality of the foot. Clubfoot may occur in several forms, but talipes equinovarus is the most common. In this case the foot turns downward and inward. Treatment involves the extended use of orthopaedic splints or casts to correct the position of the foot. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clubfoot

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Literary usage of Clubfoot

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1. Surgical diseases of children: A Modern Treatise on Pediatric Surgery by Samuel Walter Kelley (1909)
"The etiology of congenital clubfoot is in many cases unsatisfactory. ... Of clubfoot there are four principal varieties, sometimes called the simple forms., ..."

2. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1896)
"clubfoot and its Treatment.—At a meeting of the Medical Society of the County of New York, Dr. AM Phelps read the first of three papers announced on ..."

3. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1863)
"By referring all to paralysis, the author narrows very much the field of causation in the production of clubfoot. This forms the starting- point of his ..."

4. A Treatise on surgery by Timothy Holmes (1875)
"clubfoot AND OTHER DEFORMITIES.— ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY. THE various deformities which aro treated of in this chapter, ..."

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