talipes equinus

noun

talipes equi·​nus -ˈek-wi-nəs How to pronounce talipes equinus (audio)
: 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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“Talipes equinus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/talipes%20equinus. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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