coxa

1. SYN: hip (1). 2. SYN: hip joint. [L]
- c. adducta SYN: c. vara.
- false c. vara approximation of the head of the femur to the shaft, due not to deformity of the neck of the femur, but to curvature of the shaft.
- c. magna enlargement and often deformation of the femoral head; usually refers to a sequela of Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease or osteoarthritis.
- c. plana SYN: Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease.
- c. valga alteration of the angle made by the axis of the femoral neck to the axis of the femoral shaft, so that the angle exceeds 135°; the femoral neck is in more of a straight-line relationship to the shaft of the femur.
- c. vara alteration of the angle made by the axis of the femoral neck to the axis of the femoral shaft so that the angle is less than 135°; the femoral neck becomes more horizontal. SYN: c. adducta.
- c. vara luxans c. vara with dislocation of the femoral head.

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coxa 'käk-sə n, pl cox·ae -.sē, -.sī HIP JOINT, HIP

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n. (pl. coxae)
1. the hip bone.
2. the hip joint.

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(kokґsə) [L.] 1. [TA] hip (def. 1). 2. articulatio coxae.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Coxa — may refer to: Theta Leonis, a star Nickname of Brazilian soccer team Coritiba Foot Ball Club Hip, below the lateral side of the abdomen The short most proximal base jointed segment of the arthropod leg Both meanings came from Latin coxa = hip …   Wikipedia

  • Coxa — (Plural: Coxae oder eingedeutscht auch Coxen) als wissenschaftliche Bezeichnung für die Hüfte steht für: Coxa (Gliederfüßer), oberster Teil des Beines der Gliederfüßer Hüfte bei Wirbeltieren alternativer Name des Sternes Chertan im Sternbild Löwe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • coxa — sustantivo femenino 1. Área: zoología Primera pieza de la pata de un insecto: La coxa es el segmento superior de la pata del insecto, por donde se une a la zona ventral del tórax …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • coxa — (Del lat. coxa). f. Zool. Primera de las cinco piezas de que constan las patas de los insectos, que por un lado está articulada con el tórax y por otro con el trocánter …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Coxa — Cox a (k?ks ?), n. [L., the hip.] (Zo[ o]l.) The first joint of the leg of an insect or crustacean. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coxa — (lat.), die Hüfte; daher: Coxăgra (Coxalgie), Hüftweh, s.d., u. Coxarthrocăce, eine Hüftgelenkkrankheit, s. Arthrocace; Coxale os, das Hüftbein …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Coxa — (lat.), die Hüfte; Coxalgie, Hüftschmerz; Coxarthrocace, Hüftgelenkentzündung; Coxitis, Hüftgelenkentzündung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Coxa — (lat.), Hüfte; koxāl, was mit der Hüfte in Beziehung steht; Koxalgīe, Koxītis, Entzündung des Hüftgelenks, Ursache des freiwilligen Hinkens …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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