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Definition of the noun talipes

What does talipes mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of talipes: clubfoot
    • more generic words: deformity / malformation / misshapenness = an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
    • more specific terms:
      • talipes valgus = deformity of the foot in which the foot is twisted outward
      • talipes equinus = talipes in which the toes are pointed downward
      • talipes calcaneus = talipes in which the toes are pointed upward and the person walks on the heel of the foot

Alternative definition of the noun talipes

noun

  1. The ankle and foot
  2. [medical] clubfoot (abbreviation from talipes equinovarus (TEV))

Phrases with talipes

Phrases starting with the word talipes:

  1. talipes valgus
  2. talipes equinus
  3. talipes calcaneus

Phrases ending with the word talipes:

  1. Laophonte talipes
  2. Osornophryne talipes
  3. Lernanthropus talipes
  4. Onychocamptus Talipes
  5. species Laophonte talipes
  6. species Osornophryne talipes
  7. species Lernanthropus talipes
  8. species Onychocamptus talipes

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for talipes

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Google previewA Reference Handbook of the Medical Sciences, Embracing the Entire Range of Scientific and Practical Meicine and Allied Science (1914)

by Albert Henry Buck, Thomas Lathrop Stedman

Far less often acquired talipes is the result of paralysis of cerebral origin, of other forms of spinal disease,

that congenital tali es is a simple distortion capable of perfect cure, wh' e acquired talipes is a deformity usually secondary to disease ...

Google previewGet ahead! Specialties 100 EMQs for Finals, Second Edition (2015)

by Peter Cartledge, Fiona Bach, Rebecca Cairns, Mahesh Jayaram, Mary Watson

Talipes is the most common congenital abnormality, occurring in around 1 in 500 births. Half of cases are bilateral. Clubfoot may be secondary to intrauterine compression (from oligohydramnios) or a neuromuscular disorder (such as spina ...

Google previewShort Textbook of Surgery (2010)

by Roy,, Himansu Roy

Talipes is the commonest congenital abnormality of foot, the incidence being 1 in 1000. Fig. 85.8: b. Males are more commonly affected than females and unilateral involvement is more common than bilateral involvement. 7. In CTEV, what are ...

Google previewCare of the Newborn by Ten Teachers (2010)

by Hilary Lumsden, Debbie Holmes

Talipes is a condition where there is an abnormality of the position of the feet, commonly known as clubfoot. This can be unilateral or bilateral. The incidence of a bilateral deformity is ...

Google previewGet ahead! SURGERY100 EMQs for Finals (2007)

by James Wigley, Saran Shantikumar

Talipes is the commonest congenital abnormality, occurring in around 1 in 500 births. Half of the cases are bilateral. Clubfoot may be secondary to intrauterine compression (from oligohydramnios) or a neuromuscular disorder (such as spina ...

Google previewMyles' Textbook for Midwives (2014)

by Jayne E. Marshall, Maureen D. Raynor

The word talipes means ankle and foot. In this condition the foot is plantar-flexed (turned downwards like a horse's foot and inwards towards the midline of the baby). The ratio of boys to girls is 3:1 and in 50 % of cases, both feet are affected.

Google previewDictionary of Medicine (2014)

by P.H. Collin

talipes. systole noun phase in the beating of the heart when it contracts as it pumps blood out; the heart is in systole = the heart is contracting and pumping ( NOTE: often used without the: 'at systole the heart pumps Wood Into the arteries') 0 ...

Google previewThe Students' Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1896)

Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical Terms, Together with Much Collateral Descriptive Matter, Numerous Tables, Etc. ... by Alexander Duane

Talipes ; a deformity in which the foot is displaced with relation to the leg. It comprises : 1. Pes varus, Talipes varus, in which the innerside of the foot is raised and the sole looks inward. It is always associated with elevation of the heel (Pes, ...

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

Talipes. A congenital condition in which there is abnormal flexure of the carpal and/or the tarsal joints (commonly called...

talipes VALGUS, where the animal walks on the inner side or part of the foot with the sole turned outwards and talipes ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1900)

Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical, Pharmaceutical, Dental, and Veterinary Terms by Alexander Duane

Talipes: a deformity in which the foot is displaced with relation ...

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Scrabble value of T1A1L1I1P3E1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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