Definition of Hammertoe

1. Noun. A deformed toe which is bent in a clawlike arch.

Generic synonyms: Toe



Definition of Hammertoe

1. Noun. A medical condition where a toe is permanently bent down. ¹

2. Noun. A toe suffering from such condition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hammertoe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hammertoe

hammerkop
hammerkops
hammerless
hammerlike
hammerlock
hammerlocks
hammerman
hammermen
hammermill
hammers
hammersmith
hammersmiths
hammerspace
hammerstone
hammerstones
hammertoe (current term)
hammertoes
hammier
hammies
hammiest
hammily
hamminess
hamminesses
hamming
hamming up
hammochrysos
hammock
hammock bandage
hammock ligament
hammocked

Literary usage of Hammertoe

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1. Bulletin by United States Surgeon-General's Office (1916)
"... displacement or deformity of any of the toes. hammertoe is cause for rejection if it is well marked and interferes with the wearing of ordinary shoes. ..."

2. Bound for Good Health: A Collection of Age PagesMedical (1993)
"hammertoe results from a shortening of the tendons that control the ... hammertoe is treated by wearing shoes and stockings with plenty of toe room. ..."

3. Race Decadence: An Examination of the Causes of Racial Degeneracy in the by William Samuel Sadler (1922)
"hammertoe, bunion, and many other defects can be corrected by a surgeon. Painful feet may be due to infection in tooth sockets or tonsils — search for such ..."

4. Surgical diseases of children: A Modern Treatise on Pediatric Surgery by Samuel Walter Kelley (1914)
"... a st antiseptic dressing, a plaster ized for one or two mont both knee and ankle in the FIG. 142. hammertoe, appr cavils ..."

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