Definition of varus in English:

varus

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɛːrəs
 
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noun

[mass noun] Medicine
A deformity involving oblique displacement of part of a limb towards the midline. The opposite of valgus.
More example sentences
  • The lower extremities were equal in length, and no varus or valgus deformity of the knee was present.
  • In a recent study, an association between high longitudinal arches with less pronation of the ankle and less varus of the forefoot was noted.
  • Supination of the foot and heal varus are corrected by abducting the supinated foot under the talus.

Origin

early 19th century: from Latin, literally 'bent'.

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