Definitions for valgusˈvæl gəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

val•gusˈvæl gəs(n.; adj.)(pl.)-gus•es

  1. (n.)an abnormally turned position of a part of the bone structure of a human being, esp. of the leg.

    Category: Pathology

  2. (adj.)bowlegged or knock-kneed.

Origin of valgus:

1790–1800; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. valgus(noun)

    a deformity in which there is an abnormal displacement of part of a limb away from the midline of the body


  1. valgus(Adjective)

    knock-kneed (having the distal part of a limb displaced or twisted away from the midline of the body)

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the brightness given by the sun, a flame, lamps etc that makes things able to be seen

It was nearly dawn and the light was getting stronger; Sunlight streamed into the room.

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