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A condition in which the legs curve inward so that the feet are apart when the knees are touching.
- ‘Inadequate bone formation leads to bending in weight-bearing bones, giving rise to bow legs and knock knees.’
- ‘Most kids show a moderate tendency toward knock knees between the ages of 4 and 6, as the body goes through a natural alignment shift.’
- ‘This could be due to joint deformities like bow legs and knock knees, which produce a misalignment and overload on one half of the joint.’
knock knees/ˈnäk ˌnēz/
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