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hallux

[′hal·əks]
(anatomy)
The first digit of the hindlimb; the big toe of a human.
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The Big Toe lads planned a couple of weeks in advance to play a league play-off game if they finished tied on points with another team, but it wasn't needed.
It was fitted at Spire Elland by consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Kurt Haendlmayer who said: "I call it a jelly bean for the big toe because that is what it looks and feels like.
One evening I came home from work with a throbbing pain in my right big toe, like a nail was being hammered right through it, the kind that made me scream involuntarily.
Losing a genetic switch that increases production of a protein called GDF6 may have created the big toe and helped shape the human foot for bipedalism, scientists propose in a paper published online January 7 in Cell.
Q I'm only 35 but I've developed a bunion on my right big toe.
Another common foot ailment is bunions--a visible bump on the side of the foot near the base of the big toe.
Osteoarthritis of the big toe is the second most common form of the condition, affecting the mobility of suffers, who can experience a great deal of pain and stiffness.
Sydney, Mar 14 ( ANI ): Australian pace sensation Mitchell Johnson is reportedly expected to miss the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh starting later this month with a severely infected big toe on his right foot.
A A bunion is a change in the bone structure at the front of the foot in which the big toe leans inward toward the second toe rather than point straight ahead.
The Warning: Bunions When the joint at the base of the big toe faces extra pressure, it can swell and form a bunion: a bony protrusion on the side of the foot that may be painful as the big toe moves out of alignment.
Jon "Bones" Jones may have successfully defended his UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 159, but it almost cost him his big toe.
A MAN who accidentally cut off his thumb has had his big toe attached in its place by surgeons.