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[ham-er-toh] /ˈhæm ərˌtoʊ/

noun, Pathology.
a clawlike deformity of a , usually the second or third, in which there is a permanent flexion of the second and third joints.
a having such a deformity.
a deformity of the bones of a toe causing the toe to be bent in a clawlike arch
such a toe

hammertoe or hammer toe
A toe, usually the second, that is permanently flexed downward, resulting in a clawlike shape.


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