coxal bridge (ARTHRO: Insecta) The attachment structure between the sternum and pleuron; the pre- and post-coxal bridges.
coxal cavity (ARTHRO: Insecta) The cavity in which the coxa articulates; an acetabulum; coxacava.
coxal corium (ARTHRO: Insecta) The articular membrane encircling the base of a coxa.
coxal endite (ARTHRO: Crustacea) A lobe issuing from the inner margin of the coxa.
coxal epipodites (ARTHRO: Insecta) The small pairs of un-jointed styli on the coxae of the legs.
coxal exite (ARTHRO: Crustacea) A lobe issuing from the outer margin of the coxa; coxepipod.
coxal file (ARTHRO: Insecta) A series of ridges on the coxa of the middle legs that by rubbing with a scraper on the tro-chanter of the hind leg produce sounds; a stridulatory apparatus.
coxal glands 1. (ARTHRO: Chelicerata) The excretory organs of arachnids; in Araneae, located opposite the coxae of the first and third legs, that function in collecting wastes into a saccule and discharging them through tubes opening behind the coxae. 2. (ARTHRO: Insecta) Variously modified eversible glandular structures at the base of the legs. 3. (ONYCHO) The nephridia of Peripatus .
coxal lobe (ARTHRO: Insecta) In certain larvae, a triangular abdominal area extending from the hypopleurum toward the meson of the sternum.
coxal plate Plate-like expansions or dilatations of the coxa.
coxal process (ARTHRO: Insecta) A structure of the pleuron, with which the coxa articulates at the ventral extremity of the pleural suture.
coxal sacs (ARTHRO: Diplopoda) Eversible thin-walled sacs in the coxae of the legs.
coxal stridulatory organ (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Hemiptera, longitudinal striations of the coxal base and the cephalic margin of the lateral plate of the coxal cavity.
coxal stylets (ARTHRO: Insecta) The coxal epipodites.
coxal vesicle (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Collembola, the basal part of the ventral tube, believed to represent the fused coxae of the segmental appendages and the vesicles.
coxa rotatoria (ARTHRO: Insecta) A coxa with a monocondylic joint; having a single condyle.
coxa scrobiculata (ARTHRO) A coxa with a dicondylic joint; having two points of articulation.
coxa vera (ARTHRO: Insecta) The anterior portion of the meso-and metathoracic coxae; the coxa genuina.
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