American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An abnormal position of a bone of the leg or foot.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A deformity characterized by inversion of the foot. See talipes varus.
- n. A knock-kneed man. The phrase genu varum is employed by medical writers as synonymous with bowlegs, knock-knee being expressed by genu valgum.
- n. [capitalized] [NL. (Stål, 1865).] A genus of hemipterous insects
- n. Acne.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Med.) A deformity in which the foot is turned inward. See talipes.
- n. a deformity in which part of a limb is turned inward to an abnormal degree
- From Latin vārus, crooked. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A new shoe can create issues if it has varus wedge built into the sole and a previous shoe did not, or vice versa.”
“Also in contrast to certain shoe designs, Giro wanted a neutral platform, free of any built-in varus or valgus wedge or cant.”
“With the varus battle you're completely in the clear because it's so near in time to Tacitus' account.”
“People with other special needs include those who are bow-legged or have forefoot varus, in which the big-toe portion of the foot is angled upward, he adds.”
“Finis et Hesperiae promoto milite varus, Quaque sub Herculeo sacratus numine Portus Urget rupe cava Pelagus, non Corus in illum”
“He had a foot forming almost a straight line with the leg, which, however, did not prevent it from being turned in, so that it was an equinus together with something of a varus, or else a slight varus with a strong tendency to equinus.”
“Achilles, and, if need were, the anterior tibial muscle could be seen to afterwards for getting rid of the varus; for the doctor did not dare to risk both operations at once; he was even trembling already for fear of injuring some important region that he did not know.”
“He devised a new treatment for «pes varus» and published a well-illustrated work on phosphorus necrosis and another on coxa vara.”
“The term variola is from the Latin varus, a pimple.”
“In talipes equino-varus where the toes touch the floor and the heel is drawn up and the foot is everted, we treat the tibialis anticus and the peroneus tertius principally.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘varus’.
"Luciferous Logolepsy is a collection of over 9,000 obscure English words. Though the definition of an 'English' word might seem to be straightforward, it is not. There exist so many adopted, deriv...
Terms used in physiology
Looking for tweets for varus.