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  Valgus



Valgus

    Lateral deviation of the segment of the limb distal to a joint (e.g. 'knock knee').

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Lateral
Toward the side, sideways.

Distal
A location farther from a point of reference. For example, the foot is distal to the knee, relative to the center of the body.

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Where the ends of two or more bones meet.



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