hallux valgus

noun

hallux val·​gus -ˈval-gəs How to pronounce hallux valgus (audio)
: an abnormal deviation of the big toe away from the midline of the body or toward the other toes of the foot that is associated especially with the wearing of ill-fitting shoes compare bunion

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“Hallux valgus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hallux%20valgus. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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