coxa valga

[vălgə]

n.

Deformity of the hip in which the angle made by the femoral neck and the femoral shaft is increased.

Nearby words

  1. cox, james middleton,
  2. cox-2 inhibitor,
  3. coxa,
  4. coxa magna,
  5. coxa plana,
  6. coxa vara,
  7. coxae,
  8. coxalgia,
  9. coxalgy,
  10. coxcomb


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