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German term or phrase:X-Beine
English translation:knock knees
Entered by: Dawn Montague
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08:25 Feb 4, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical
German term or phrase: X-Beine
in the context of discussing rickets and its symptoms
Dawn Montague
Local time: 03:29
Knock-knees (legs)
Explanation:
They are usually described as knock-knees without the need of using the word legs...
Please see the following link regarding this issue:


rickets
... weakness, leading to bow legs or knock-knees. In more severe ... condition, deformities
caused by rickets cannot be reversed ... get all they need from breast milk ...
www.pbcc.cc.fl.us/eissweb/vshaver/rick.htm


regards
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Elisa Capelão
Local time: 08:29
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Summary of answers provided
naknock-knee or genu valgumUlrike Lieder
naKnock-knees (legs)
Elisa Capelão
naknock-kneesEva Gerkrath


  

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15 mins
knock-knees


Explanation:
Lookead it up in a general dictionary. Eva

Eva Gerkrath
Netherlands
Local time: 09:29
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 54
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16 mins
Knock-knees (legs)


Explanation:
They are usually described as knock-knees without the need of using the word legs...
Please see the following link regarding this issue:


rickets
... weakness, leading to bow legs or knock-knees. In more severe ... condition, deformities
caused by rickets cannot be reversed ... get all they need from breast milk ...
www.pbcc.cc.fl.us/eissweb/vshaver/rick.htm


regards


    see above
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 08:29
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 117
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33 mins
knock-knee or genu valgum


Explanation:
(deutsch) Genu valgum
(englisch) knock-knee, in knee, genu valgum, tragopodia, gonycrotesis

If you are dealing with a medical text that discusses the effects of ricketts, you might wish to use one of the Latin terms such as genu valgum or gonycrotesis (and genu varum or gonyectyposis for O-Beine, the subject of your other query).

Genu valgum (Genu*) n: sog. X-Bein;
Urs.: angeboren (einseitig als Hinweis auf eine angeborene Hüftgelenkluxation), bei Rachitis, Hypogonadismus, Knochendysplasien, Myopathien, nach Hüftadduktionskontraktur, Paralysen, kompensatorisch bei Knick-Senk-Fuß; auch einseitig nach Traumen, langandauernder Fehlbelastung u. inf. Fehlwachstums bei epiphysären Störungen;
Ther.: Behandlung der Grunderkrankung; im Kindesalter supinierende Einlagen (gute Tendenz zur Spontankorrektur); im Erwachsenenalter korrigierende Osteotomie*.

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 00:29
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
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