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coxalgia

[ kok-sal-jee-uh, -juh ]
/ kɒkˈsæl dʒi ə, -dʒə /
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noun
pain in the hip.
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Also cox·al·gy [kok-sal-jee]. /ˈkɒk sæl dʒi/.

Origin of coxalgia

First recorded in 1855–60; cox(a) + -algia

OTHER WORDS FROM coxalgia

cox·al·gic, adjective
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How to use coxalgia in a sentence

  • In sacrocoxalgia, in cocygodynia and femero-coxalgia he had excellent results with the moxa.

    Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh

British Dictionary definitions for coxalgia

coxalgia
/ (kɒkˈsældʒɪə) /

noun
pain in the hip joint
disease of the hip joint causing pain

Derived forms of coxalgia

coxalgic, adjective

Word Origin for coxalgia

C19: from coxa + -algia
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for coxalgia

coxalgia
[ kŏk-săljə ]

n.
Pain in or disease of the hip or hip joint.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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