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coxa

División en sílabas: cox·a
Pronunciación: /ˈkäksə
 
/

Definición de coxa en inglés:

sustantivo (plural coxae /ˈkäksē, -sī/)

Anatomy
1The hipbone or hip joint.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

Origen

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

Derivados

coxal

1
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

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