extension of the foot caused by paralysis of the flexor muscles of the leg.
Paralysis or weakness of the dorsiflexor muscles of the foot and ankle, resulting in dragging of the foot and toes. Also called drop foot.
[foo t-id] /ˈfʊt ɪd/ adjective 1. having a or (often used in combination): a four-footed animal. [foo t] /fʊt/ noun, plural feet for 1–4, 8–11, 16, 19, 21; foots for 20. 1. (in vertebrates) the terminal part of the leg, below the ankle joint, on which the body stands and moves. 2. (in invertebrates) any […]
[foo t-er] /ˈfʊt ər/ noun 1. British Informal. 2. a person or thing having or associated with a height or length of a foot or a specified number of feet (often used in combination): a six-footer. 3. Computers. a line of information placed at the end of a page for purposes of identification. 4. Archaic. […]
[foo t-fawl] /ˈfʊtˌfɔl/ noun 1. a footstep. 2. the sound of footsteps: She heard a footfall on the stairs. /ˈfʊtˌfɔːl/ noun 1. the sound of a footstep n. c.1600; see foot (n.) + fall (n). Perhaps first in Shakespeare.
[foo t-fawlt] /ˈfʊtˌfɔlt/ verb (used without object), Tennis. 1. to commit a .