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Definition of Bow-legs

Bow-legs: A condition in which the legs curve out to leave a gap between the knees after the period of infancy has passed. It can be corrected with surgery or casting. Also called genu varum, tibia vara.

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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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