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Vorfuß

English translation: forefoot

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German term or phrase:Vorfuß
English translation:forefoot
Entered by: Rowan Morrell
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05:19 Apr 7, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / Orthosis System
German term or phrase: Vorfuß
"Produkteigenschaften

Immobilisierung des ***Vorfusses*** bei
voller Beweglichkeit im Sprunggelenk
Druckentlastung im ***Vorfussbereich***
Druckfreie, schnelle und reversible
Anpassung durch Vakuumkissen
Zehenschutzbügel mit Möglichkeit
zur Zehenextension
Permanenter Zugang zur Wund-
kontrolle möglich
Sehr gut röntgendurchlässig
rechts und links tragbar, in 2 Grössen"

From a text about an orthosis system for the foot and lower leg.

What exactly is the Vorfuß? Just the front part of the foot? Can't find any dictionary references - not even in the Roche Lexikon Medizin! But maybe it's in a medical dictionary I don't have. TIA for any help you can provide here.
Rowan Morrell
New Zealand
Local time: 18:20
forefoot
Explanation:
that's what HEAD calls it when describing its tennis shoes (forefoot area). I have been translating their stuff for years and they insist on that word. perhaps that helps
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silvia glatzhofer
Local time: 08:20
Grading comment
Thanks - that's great! There are lots of search engine hits in the right sort of context to confirm it too. Many thanks indeed for your help - much appreciated. Thanks to the peer graders as well for making this even more convincing!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Vorfuß
forefoot


Explanation:
that's what HEAD calls it when describing its tennis shoes (forefoot area). I have been translating their stuff for years and they insist on that word. perhaps that helps

silvia glatzhofer
Local time: 08:20
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 19
Grading comment
Thanks - that's great! There are lots of search engine hits in the right sort of context to confirm it too. Many thanks indeed for your help - much appreciated. Thanks to the peer graders as well for making this even more convincing!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Hildegard Fatahtouii: sagt auch der Langenscheidt Medizin
42 mins

agree  Siegfried Armbruster
1 hr

agree  Sonia Heidemann
2 hrs

agree  milinad: however it can mee front feet also
2 hrs

agree  davidgreen: I use this, think I also found it in Roche
3 hrs
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