Medical Definition of Digitus pedis

1. 1. One of the terminal members, or digits, of the foot of a man or an animal. "Each one, tripping on his toe." 2. The fore part of the hoof or foot of an animal. 3. Anything, or any part, corresponding to the toe of the foot; as, the toe of a boot; the toe of a skate. 4. The journal, or pivot, at the lower end of a revolving shaft or spindle, which rests in a step. A lateral projection at one end, or between the ends, of a piece, as a rod or bolt, by means of which it is moved. A projection from the periphery of a revolving piece, acting as a cam to lift another piece. Toe biter, a morbid condition of the foot in which the toe is depressed and the heel elevated, as in talipes equinus. See Talipes. Origin: OE. Too, taa, AS. Ta; akin to D. Teen, G. Zehe, OHG. Zeha, Icel. Ta, Sw. Ta, Dan. Taa; of uncertain origin. 60. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Digitus Pedis

digitoxicity
digitoxigenin
digitoxigenins
digitoxin
digitoxins
digitoxose
digits
digitule
digitules
digitus
digitus annularis
digitus auricularis
digitus manus
digitus medius
digitus minimus
digitus pedis (current term)
digitus primus
digitus quintus
digitus secundus
digitus tertius
digitus valgus
digladiate
digladiated
digladiating
digladiation
digladiations
diglossia
diglossias
diglossic
diglot

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