Pes cavus
Literally a hollow foot, pes cavus is a foot with too high an arch.

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pes ca·vus -'kā-vəs n a foot deformity characterized by an abnormally high arch

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see under talipes.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Talipes — Clubfoot. The Latin word talipes was compounded from talus (ankle) + pes (foot) since, with the common ("classic") type of clubfoot (talipes equinovarus), the foot is turned in sharply and the person seems to be walking on their ankle.… …   Medical dictionary

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