[ kŏk′sə-fĕmər-əl ]


Relating to the hipbone and the femur.

Nearby words

  1. coxey,
  2. coxey, jacob sechler,
  3. coxiella,
  4. coxitis,
  5. coxodynia,
  6. coxotuberculosis,
  7. coxsackie encephalitis,
  8. coxsackie virus,
  9. coxsackievirus,
  10. coxswain

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Examples from the Web for coxofemoral

  • Complications that usually occur are rupture of the round (coxofemoral) ligament or fracture of the neck of the femur.

    Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix