- abnormal angulation of a bone or joint, with the angle pointing away from the midline.
- pathol denoting a deformity in which the distal part of a limb is turned inwards towards the midline of the body
foot deformity, 1800, from Latin varus, literally “knock-kneed.”
- Characterized by an abnormal inward turning of a bone, especially of the hip, knee, or foot; occasionally used to indicate an outward turning.
- A bone of the leg or foot characterized by such an abnormality.