talipes calcaneus

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talipes calcaneus talipes cal·ca·ne·us (kāl-kā'nē-əs)
n.
A deformity due to weakness or absence of the calf muscles in which the axis of the calcaneus becomes vertically oriented.

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talipes calcaneus

noun
talipes in which the toes are pointed upward and the person walks on the heel of the foot 
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