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n. pl. cox·ae (kŏk′sē′)
1. Anatomy The hip or hip joint.
2. Zoology The first segment of the leg of an insect or other arthropod, joining the leg to the body.

[Latin, hip.]

cox′al adj.
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n, pl coxae (ˈkɒksiː)
1. (Anatomy) a technical name for the hipbone or hip joint
2. (Zoology) the basal segment of the leg of an insect
[C18: from Latin: hip]
ˈcoxal adj
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(ˈkɒk sə)

n., pl. cox•ae (ˈkɒk si)
b. the joint of the hip.
2. the first or proximal segment of the leg of insects and other arthropods.
[1700–10; < Latin: hip]
cox′al, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coxa - the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulumcoxa - the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum
ischial bone, ischium, os ischii - one of the three sections of the hipbone; situated below the ilium
thigh - the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
articulatio spheroidea, ball-and-socket joint, cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, spheroid joint - a freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone
pelvic arch, pelvic girdle, pelvis, hip - the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
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Dobras Mediana Desvio Desvio Amplitude Cutaneas IQ (25%) IQ (75%) AV1 AV2 AV1 AV2 AV1 AV2 AV1 AV2 Triceps 27,0 25,0 24,7 21,7 31,0 28,5 24-37,0 21-29,0 Subescapular 25,0 24,5 19,5 20,0 29,0 25,7 12-35,0 11-31,0 Peitoral 21,0 12,0 17,5 10,7 23,7 13,7 13-26,0 7-19,0 Axilar Media 19,5 15,5 16,0 15,0 23,7 16,5 13-29,0 15-18,0 Suprailiaca 29,5 25,0 23,0 22,0 33,5 25,5 14-35,0 13-27,0 Abdomen 30,5 26,5 23,7 24,0 36,2 29,5 17-30,5 7-26,5 Coxa Medial 29,5 30,0 28,5 27,5 36,2 33,2 28-29,5 17-30,0 Dobras CV (%) Cutaneas AV1 AV2 Triceps 20,5 16,3 Subescapular 40,1 37,3 Peitoral 27,7 39,4 Axilar Media 34,0 8,8 Suprailiaca 35,1 28,4 Abdomen 28,2 13,1 Coxa Medial 37,5 22,9 Legenda: CV = coeficiente de variacao; IQ = intervalo interquartilico; AV1 = avaliacao 1; AV2 = avaliacao 2.
Overall, the mean of populations for head height width, proboscis length, thorax length, abdomen length, fore wing length width, cubital index, hind wing length width, number of hamuli, coxa length, trochanter length, femur length, tibia length and metatarsus length width were found to be 3.190.10 3.680.09 mm, 6.290.06 mm, 4.260.20 mm, 5.910.93 mm, 9.130.18 3.000.08 mm, 2.200.36, 6.380.14 1.800.05 mm, 20.881.32, 1.100.09 mm, 0.790.10 mm, 2.450.10 mm, 2.910.13 mm and 1.920.07 1.080.07 mm.
Para a perimetria, foi usada uma fita antrometrica (Wiso/R88, China) e foram medidos os perimetros da regiao do torax, braco direito e esquerdo relaxado, antebraco direito e esquerdo, cintura, abdomen, quadril, coxa direita e esquerda e panturrilhas direita e esquerda (MARFELL e Colaboradores, 2006).
Prolateral face of coxa I densely covered with short spiniform setae in basal half.
Half ablation showing lengths of regenerated coxa, femur, tibia, tarsus, and entire leg.
Gnathopod 1 subchelate to parachelate; coxa small; merus and carpus not rotated; carpus short; propodus large, palm straight to convex; dactylus slightly curved, not hidden by setae.
Foram realizados tambem o teste manual de forca muscular dos musculos quadriceps, isquiotibiais, abdutores e adutores do quadril, gastrocnemios e perimetria de coxa e perna.
Para a imobilizacao articular, cada animal foi submetido a tricotomia da coxa direita e pre-medicado com sulfato de morfina (1mg [kg.sup.-1]) associado ao maleato de acepromazina (0,05mg [kg.sup.-1]).
Legs: apical lateral tubercle of hind coxa distinct and strongly protruding; fore tibia with a row of five to seven conspicuous anterodorsal spines; middle tibia with row of four to five anterodorsal spines (Figure 4).
6 Tarso III con 6 artejos; coxa IV con una espina o un grupo de 3-4 espinas...Chilon
Radiographs showed coxa vara and gradual bone formation between the arch of Adams and the lesser trochanter.