Definition of Caudal vertebra

1. Noun. One of 4 vertebrae in the human coccyx.

Exact synonyms: Coccygeal Vertebra
Group relationships: Coccyx, Tail Bone
Generic synonyms: Vertebra

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caudal Vertebra

caudal fins
caudal flexure
caudal keel
caudal keels
caudal ligament
caudal neuropore
caudal neurosecretory system
caudal pancreatic artery
caudal peduncle
caudal peduncles
caudal pharyngeal complex
caudal retinaculum
caudal transtentorial herniation
caudal transverse fissure
caudal vertebra (current term)
caudal vertebrae
caudate branches
caudate lobe
caudate nucleus
caudate process

Literary usage of Caudal vertebra

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1. Anatomy of the Cat by Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings (1901)
"The caudal vertebra: (21—23 m number) decrease gradually in size to the last one. ... The spinous process disappears at about the fourth caudal vertebra, ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1892)
"Liberation of the first sacral vertebra is more common than assimilation of the fifth lumbar vertebra; and assimilation of the first caudal vertebra is more ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1906)
"The first caudal vertebra so- closely resembles the last body vertebra that it ... The third caudal vertebra may be described as a type of those of this ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1842)
"A caudal vertebra exhibiting this modification in Mr. Holmes's collection ... 2130) is not a more posterior caudal vertebra from a larger Iguanodon is shown ..."

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