Clubfoot vs Pes - What's the difference?

clubfoot | pes |


As nouns the difference between clubfoot and pes

is that clubfoot is (medicine) a congenital deformity of the foot in which the ankle, heel and toes are twisted while pes is the foot of a human.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

clubfoot

English

Alternative forms

* club foot, club-foot

Noun

(clubfeet)
  • (medicine) A congenital deformity of the foot in which the ankle, heel and toes are twisted.
  • * 1870 , , Man and Wife , ch. 2:
  • At his lower extremities, he exhibited the deformity which is popularly known as "a club-foot ." But he carried his lameness, as he carried his years, gayly.
  • * 1915 , , Of Human Bondage , ch. 12:
  • He stood still as much as he could, with his club-foot behind the other, so that it should not attract notice.
  • * 2011 Nov. 1, Barry Meier, " Finding Inspiration in a Doctor’s Legacy," New York Times (retrieved 17 May 2014):
  • The cure developed by Dr. Ponseti in the 1950s relies on physical manipulation. In each step of the treatment, a child’s clubfoot is stretched and turned slightly outward, and a hip-to-foot plaster cast, like the ones shown in the photograph, is then applied.

    Synonyms

    * polt foot * talipes

    pes

    English

    Noun

    (pedes)
  • the foot of a human
  • the hoof of a quadruped
  • clubfoot or talipes
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