coxa vara

[vârə]

n.

Deformity of the hip in which the angle made by the neck and shaft of the femur is decreased.

Nearby words

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


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