Clawfoot Definition

Define what is Clawfoot?

1. clawfoot, pes cavus (noun)

a deformity of the foot characterized by an abnormally high arch and hyperextension of the toes which gives the foot the appearance of a claw.

    Synonyms: pes cavus

    deformity, malformation, misshapenness noun
    an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed.

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