noun, plural cox·ae [kok-see] /ˈkɒk si/.
- innominate bone.
- the joint of the hip.
Origin of coxa
Examples from the Web for coxa
Historical Examples of coxa
First lateral suture: Odonata; starts from beneath base of front wing behind humeral suture and meets it behind second coxa.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
The coxa is the joint that connects the leg with the trunk of the insect.
If the angle is less than 120° the condition is one of coxa vara; if greater than 140°, coxa valga.
A set of dorso-ventral muscles moving the coxa of each limb in its socket.The Origin of Vertebrates
Walter Holbrook Gaskell
The second joint of the leg, by which the thigh inosculates in the Coxa.