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(koks-ă)

(pl. coxae)

1 the hip bone.

2 the hip joint. c. valga a deformity of the hip joint in which the angle between the neck and shaft of the femur is abnormally increased. c. vara a deformity of the hip joint in which the angle between the neck and shaft of the femur is abnormally decreased.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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