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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.

hip

(hip),
1. The lateral prominence of the pelvis, extending from the waist to the thigh and formed by the iliac crest, the greater trochanter of the femur, and associated soft tissues. Synonym(s): coxa (1)
2. Synonym(s): hip bone
3. Synonym(s): hip joint
4. Less precisely, the proximal parts of the femur, including the head, neck, and greater and lesser trochanters. It is this sense that is meant in the common phrases "hip fracture" and "hip nailing." [anat. usage note to avoid ambiguity it may be advisable to add a specifying word (hip joint, hip region) or to avoid hip altogether (femoral neck fracture).]
[A.S. hype]

coxa

(kok´sah) [L.]
1. hip.

coxa mag´na  broadening of the head and neck of the femur.
coxa pla´na  osteochondrosis of the capitular epiphysis of the femur.
coxa val´ga  deformity of the hip with increase in the angle of inclination between the neck and shaft of the femur.
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(A) Normal hip joint; (B) coxa vara; (C) coxa valga.
coxa va´ra  deformity of the hip with decrease in the angle of inclination between the neck and shaft of the femur.
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(A) Normal hip joint; (B) coxa vara; (C) coxa valga.

coxa

(kŏk′sə)
n. pl. coxae (kŏk′sē′)
1. Anatomy The hip or hip joint.
2. Zoology The first segment of the leg of an insect or other arthropod, joining the leg to the body.

cox′al adj.

coxa

[kok′sə] pl. coxae
Etymology: L, hip
the hip joint; the head of the femur and the acetabulum of the innominate bone.

hip bone

(hip bōn) [TA]
A large flat bone formed by the fusion of the ilium, ischium, and pubis (in the adult), constituting the lateral half of the pelvis; it articulates with its fellow anteriorly, with the sacrum posteriorly, and with the femur laterally.
Synonym(s): coxa (1) , innominate bone, os coxa.

hip joint

(hip joynt) [TA]
The ball-and-socket synovial joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum.
Synonym(s): coxa (2) .

coxa

The hip or hip joint.

coxa

the basal segment of the leg of an insect.

hip

; hip joint; coxa lateral prominence of upper wing of pelvis between the waist and thigh

coxa

pl. coxae [L.] the hip, loosely, the hip joint.

coxa plana
flattening of the head of the femur resulting from osteochondrosis of its epiphysis.
coxa valga
deformity of the hip joint with increase in the angle of inclination between the neck and shaft of the femur, producing a straighter bone.
coxa vara
deformity of the hip joint with decrease in the angle of inclination between the neck and shaft of the femur.