bow legs

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  • noun

Synonyms for bow legs

outward curvature of the legs

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A FEW years ago, having rickets meant: 'malnutrition causing bow legs and enlargement of the liver and spleen.
The woman was waiting on the Hagley Road at 7am when another woman -who police described as black, aged 20 to 35, around five foot and chubby with bow legs -grabbed the items out of her hand.
Garrincha had bow legs, a legacy of childhood polio, but used his ungainly appearance and pace to exciting effect to outwit opposing defenders.
Rickets can result in stunted growth, delays in motor development, and bow legs in children.
Orthopedics -- In-toeing, Bow Legs, Limp, Back Pain, Scoliosis
KNEES UP Posing with her partner Brad Pitt THIGH THERE Ange pauses to flash her leg again onstage before presenting award BOW LEGS The spoof Twitter picture of Angelina NO CALF MEASURES Angelina shakes a leg on red carpet
NEW TRADITIONS To create a modern take on classics, use furnishings with ornate detailing such as the scrolling and antiquing on the sideboard, the bow legs of the chairs and buttons of the armchairs.
Claire, of Calvert Close, North Ormesby, was born with bow legs and then at two-and-a-half she was diagnosed with kidney failure.
Now I accept that my inherited bow legs do make me walk like John Wayne after he's just ridden halfway across the Old West.
Such a vulnerable system can be knocked off balance very easily by intrinsic factors such as excessive bow legs or knock-knees; people whose joints move more than they should, particularly where the knee can bend backwards (hyperextension); people who have a slightly stiff hip; and those whose feet go flat when running (pronation), according to King.
He had bow legs, nobbly knees and wore long Rugby shorts - amazingly we won the tournament
The popularity of macro biotic diets -free of dairy products, wheat and meat -is being linked with the re- emergence of a disease which classically produces bow legs.
The disease resulted in toddlers being unable to walk and developing bow legs, researchers from Birmingham Children's Hospital found.
KNEES UP J Posing with her partner Brad Pitt NO CALF JMEASURES Angelina shakes a leg on red carpet BOW LEGS J The spoof Twitter picture of Angelina