[kok-sal-jee-uh, -juh]


pain in the hip.

Also cox·al·gy [kok-sal-jee] /ˈkɒk sæl dʒi/.

Origin of coxalgia

First recorded in 1855–60; cox(a) + -algia
Related formscox·al·gic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for coxalgia



pain in the hip joint
disease of the hip joint causing pain
Derived Formscoxalgic, adjective

Word Origin for coxalgia

C19: from coxa + -algia
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Medicine definitions for coxalgia




Pain in or disease of the hip or hip joint.
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