Meaning of hammertoe

ham•mer•toe

Pronunciation: (ham'ur-tō"), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a clawlike deformity of a toe, usually the second or third, in which there is a permanent flexion of the second and third joints.
  2. a toe having such a deformity.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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