foot drop

noun

Medical Definition of foot drop

: an extended position of the foot caused by paralysis of the flexor muscles of the leg

called also drop foot

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“Foot drop.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/foot%20drop. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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