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coxa

[′käk·sə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The proximal or basal segment of the leg of insects and certain other arthropods which articulates with the body.
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1,2) Sariyilmaz et al used coxa vara and the resulting mechanical abnormality as an additional indication for surgery.
En 1990 se reporto un caso raro de condrodisplasia en el cual, el paciente exhibia deformidades en los cuerpos vertebrales, acompanadas de cataratas, coxa vara y braquidactilia (8).
Then follows a section on anatomic disorders, which covers disorders of the neck, scoliosis, kyphosis, other anatomic disorders of the spine, disorders of the upper extremity, developmental dysplasia of the hip, Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, congenital coxa vara, disorders of the femur, disorders of the knee, disorders of the leg, disorders of the foot, and limb length discrepancy.