American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Coxa Sentence Examples
p, Coxa of hind leg.
In most insects the leg is built up of nine segments: (1) a broad triangular, sub-globular, conical or cylindrical haunch (coxa); (2) a small trochanter; (3) an elongate stout thigh (femur); (4) a more slender shin (tibia); and (5-9) a foot consisting of five tarsal segments.
In Iiia, the episternum (a) and cx, Coxa.
cox, Coxa or basal segment of the ex', The exopodite of the sixth leg.
stc, The sterno-coxal process or a, b, c, d, Movable processes on the jaw-like up-growth of the coxa.