genu varum

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Synonyms for genu varum

a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)

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Mr Gray then questioned if Sanam could have sustained the bruises because of her bowed legs.
Moreover, the figures' outstretched arms, bowed legs, and distorted bodies harked back to well-known images of survivors and victims of war, such as Margaret Bourke-White's photographs of emaciated Jewish corpses at the end of World War II or the plaintive appeal to Huynh Cong Ut's camera by Kim Phuc after a napalm attack in South Vietnam.
buttons, rich curves, expensive turned and bowed legs.
Highly-strung Scooby was born after Takamoto, admiring a collection of Great Danes shown to him by a breeder, decided to completely ignore how they looked and instead gave him a hump back, bowed legs and big chin.
The Stone Age girl displayed severely bowed legs that would have limited her mobility.
See the workmanship on those bowed legs and the meticulous attention to detail in those varicose veins"); Through The Keyhole ("Now whews private bawks do you think this is?
Few chaps of that age are as lean as Jagger - many have flabby stomachs, hanging jowls and those strange bowed legs which seem to affect older men in the same way that the menopause brings with it osteoporosis for women.
Found in Valencia, the dog had bowed legs, malnutrition, mange (the most extreme form), oozing sores from all the infections and an ear that was threatening to slough off.
The members ranged from teenagers to an old rancher in his late 70s, who slowly walked on badly bowed legs with the help of a wooden cane.
AN abandoned dog with bowed legs has finally got walking licked after besotted vets gave him PS5,000 of surgery for free.
It causes the softening and weakening of bones, which can lead to deformities, such as bowed legs and curvature of the spine.