Definición de coxa en inglés:

coxa

Silabificación: cox·a
Pronunciación: /ˈkäksə
 
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sustantivo (plural coxae /ˈkäksē, -sī/)

Anatomy
  • 1The hipbone or hip joint.
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    • The hip bone or os coxae is not subject to great variation.
    • The acetabulum is a hemispherical socket formed in the os coxae of a newborn.
    • These are the trochanter, which acts as a swivel joint for the leg, and the coxa, which anchors the leg to the body.
  • 1.1 Entomology The first or basal segment of the leg of an insect.
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    • The leg of the latter has few segments: coxa, basis, and perhaps four endopod segments.
    • Burke interpreted the ventral sclerite as being solely comprised of the sternite fused with the coxae.
    • I assume that in lichids the coxae were spinose, and that their movements carried food particles forward along the midline.

Derivativos

coxal

adjetivo
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  • Such particles were further comminuted between the coxal spines and ridges.
  • Each coxal bone forms with the fusion of three bones.
  • The sacrum, coccyx, and the two coxal bones form the pelvis.

Origen

late 17th century: from Latin, 'hip'.

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