coxa vara

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coxa

 [kok´sah] (L.)
1. hip.
coxa pla´na flattening of the head of the femur resulting from osteochondrosis of its epiphysis.
coxa val€´ga deformity of the hip joint with increase in the angle of inclination between the neck and shaft of the femur.
coxa va´ra deformity of the hip joint with decrease in the angle of inclination between the neck and shaft of the femur.

cox·a va·'ra

[MIM*122750]
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 degrees; the femoral neck becomes more horizontal.
Synonym(s): coxa adducta

coxa vara

(vâr′ə)
n.
Deformity of the hip in which the angle made by the neck and shaft of the femur is decreased.

coxa vara

Orthopedics A hip deformity in which the femoral neck is too horizontal

cox·a va·ra

(kok'să vā'ră)
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 degrees; the femoral neck becomes more horizontal.