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Synonyms for hallux

the first largest innermost toe

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Overuse of this digit is most often the culprit in painful big toes.
Finch, who is based in the University of Manchester's KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology, recruited two volunteers whose right big toe had been lost in order to test exact replicas of the artificial toes in the Gait Laboratory at Salford University's Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research.
Place a thick rubber band around big toes and pull the big toes away from each other.
I have a problem with my big toes, which are bent towards the others, leaving an unsightly lump sticking out where my big toe joins the foot.
Two players park themselves on a toedium, yes that's what it's called, and when the ref shouts 'Toes away',they interlock big toes.
At the same time, roll your inner thighs toward one another and press down through the mound of the big toes.
Then point your toes and alternate touching the big toes to the floor until you complete sixteen alternations.
Stand with legs straight, feet parallel and big toes touching.
That means that their big toes are like thumbs, These opposable big toes enable monkeys to grasp things with their feet as well as their hands.
Then the judges announced, "Contestants, display your big toes," and craziness hit the stage like a thunderstorm as people dug into their boxes and bags.
But as the years pass and you discover the artifice of Cindy Sherman's film stills, the 'appropriations' of Sherrie Levine and Richard Prince, the solipsism of John Coplans' monumentalizations of his big toes, there's a noticeable deviation from work that is overtly mimetic or empirical.
According to the morphogenic theory, there must be some substance produced in the back of the bud that at high concentrations causes smaller digits to develop, and at diluted concentrations (toward the front of the bud) allows for the development of big toes or thumbs.