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.
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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
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coxa vara

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

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