Definition of Hallux. Meaning of Hallux. Synonyms of Hallux

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Definition of Hallux

Hallux
Hallux Hal"lux, n. [NL., fr. L. hallex, allex.] (Anat.) The first, or preaxial, digit of the hind limb, corresponding to the pollux in the fore limb; the great toe; the hind toe of birds.

Meaning of Hallux from wikipedia

- exception of the big toe (Latin: hallux). For a minority of people, the little toe also is missing a middle bone. The hallux only contains two phalanx bones...
- Hallux rigidus or stiff big toe is degenerative arthritis and stiffness due to bone spurs that affects the metatarsophalangeal joints (MTP) at the base...
- A bunion, also known as hallux valgus, is a deformity of the joint connecting the big toe to the foot. The big toe often bends towards the other toes and...
- metatarsal bone. The hallux usually moves in the transverse plane. Unlike hallux valgus, also known as hallux abducto valgus or bunion, hallux varus is uncommon...
- plantar reflex causes a downward response of the hallux (flexion). An upward response (extension) of the hallux is known as the Babinski response or Babinski...
- Rubinstein–Taybi syndrome Other names Broad thumb-hallux syndrome or Rubinstein syndrome Child with Rubinstein–Taybi syndrome Specialty Medical genetics ...
- outermost digit. The Medical Latin English noun for thumb is pollex (compare hallux for big toe), and the corresponding adjective for thumb is pollical. The...
- to the femur, resulting in a knock-kneed appearance. Toe: hallux valgus (from Latin hallux = big toe) – outward deviation of the big toe toward the second...
- gait, the knee will generally, but not always, track directly over the hallux. This rolling inwards motion as the foot progresses from heel to toe is...
- inflammation and irritation is common at the site of the sustentaculum tali. Hallux saltans is a condition that develops as a result of overusing the FHL muscle...