The first joint of the leg of an insect or crustacean.
The first or basal segment of a thoracic appendage. See pereopod.
Where a tarantula's legs attach to its cehpalothorax
(pl., coxae) the basal segment of the leg
The first section of the leg, attached directly to the thorax (Figs. 62A, 63).
(pl., coxae) The basal segment of a leg, which articulates with the thorax basally and the trochanter apically. [drawing][photo
( coxae, pl.): The basal segment of the insect leg.
the basal segment of the insect leg, by means of which it is attached to the body. Coxae are paired, ventrolateral in position (i.e. attached to the side of the lower surface) and found on each thoracic segment. View image
(sing), coxae (pl): First or proximal article of leg or maxilliped and is the segment of the leg directly attached to the sternite of body. See figure.
The first segment of a leg, between the body and the trochanter.
Proximal (first) segment of segmented appendage.
The first segment of a cheliped or ambulatory
(plural coxae) The first segment of the insect leg, often firmly attached to the body. Also known as the hip.
basal portion of the leg