Sentence Examples with the word hallux

The number of toes is four, unless the hallux is more or less reduced.

Front toes webbed; hallux small or absent.

The hind-limb is typically avine, with intertarsal joint, distally reduced fibula, and the three elongated metatarsals which show already considerable anchylosis; reduction of the toes to four, with 2, 3, 4 and 5 phalanges; the hallux is separate, and as usual in recent birds posterior in position.

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Order Colymbiformes.-Plantigrade, nidifugous, aquatic. All toes webbed, fourth largest, hallux short; metatarsus laterally compressed; tibia with high, pyramidal crest.

Front toes completely webbed; hallux very short or absent; feed chiefly on small aquatic invertebrates.