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coxa (KAHK suh) (s) (noun), coxae (KAHK see") (pl)
1. The hip or hip joint.
2. In zoology, the first segment of the legs on an insect, or other arthropod, joining each one to its body.
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(Latin: hip [anatomy], hip-bone, hip joint)
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coxa magna (s) (noun), coxa magnas (pl)
A hip joint with an abnormally large femoral head which is part of the long bone in the thigh that goes from the hip joint to the knee.
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coxa 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 degrees.

The femoral neck is in more of a straight-line relationship to the shaft of the femur.

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coxa-, coxo-, cox-
Latin: hip [anatomy], hip-bone, hip joint, perish by an untimely birth; in this unit.