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coxalgia

[kok-sal-jee-uh, -juh] /kɒkˈsæl dʒi ə, -dʒə/
noun
1.
pain in the hip.
Also, coxalgy
[kok-sal-jee] /ˈkɒk sæl dʒi/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; cox(a) + -algia
Related forms
coxalgic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for coxalgy

coxalgia

/kɒkˈsældʒɪə/
noun
1.
pain in the hip joint
2.
disease of the hip joint causing pain
Derived Forms
coxalgic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from coxa + -algia
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coxalgy in Medicine

coxalgia cox·al·gi·a (kŏk-sāl'jē-ə, -jə)
n.
Pain in or disease of the hip or hip joint.

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