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noun, Pathology.
extension of the foot caused by paralysis of the flexor muscles of the leg.

foot-drop n.
Paralysis or weakness of the dorsiflexor muscles of the foot and ankle, resulting in dragging of the foot and toes. Also called drop foot.


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