Medical Dictionary

talipes equinus

noun talipes equi·nus \-ˈek-wi-nəs\

Medical Definition of TALIPES EQUINUS

:  a congenital deformity of the foot in which the sole is permanently flexed so that walking is done on the toes without touching the heel to the ground


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