noun, plural cox·ae [kok-see] /ˈkɒk si/.
- innominate bone.
- the joint of the hip.
Words nearby coxa
Origin of coxa
OTHER WORDS FROM coxacox·al, adjectivepost·cox·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for coxal
What, then, is the nature of the coxal gland in the scorpions and Limulus?
The coxal excretory organs at the base of the endognaths remain and become the pituitary body.
Orifice of coxal gland situated between the coxae of the 5th and 6th appendages.
Orifice of coxal gland situated just behind that of the foetid gland.
The name “coxal gland” needs to be carefully distinguished from “crural gland,” with which it is apt to be confused.