Definition of Coccygeal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or near the coccyx.

Partainyms: Coccyx
Derivative terms: Coccyx

Definition of Coccygeal

1. a. Of or pertaining to the coccyx; as, the coccygeal vertebræ.

Definition of Coccygeal

1. Adjective. Relating to the coccyx. ¹

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Definition of Coccygeal

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Coccygeal

1. Relating to the coccyx. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Coccygeal

cocculus indicus
coccygeal (current term)
coccygeal body
coccygeal bone
coccygeal cornua
coccygeal dimple
coccygeal fistula
coccygeal foveola
coccygeal ganglion
coccygeal gland
coccygeal horn
coccygeal joint
coccygeal muscle
coccygeal nerve
coccygeal part of spinal cord
coccygeal plexus

Literary usage of Coccygeal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, William Sharpey, John Cleland, Allen Thomson (1867)
"From the loop connecting the two cords on which the coccygeal ganglion is formed, filaments are given to the coccyx and the ligaments ab. ut it, ..."

2. The Anatomy of the Domestic Fowl by Benjamin Franklyn Kaupp (1918)
"There are seven coccygeal vertebrae. The last segment, shaped like a plough share ... It supports the coccygeal oil gland and the row of rudder feathers, ..."

3. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"They are of small size, and do not divide into internal and external branches, but join with each other, and with the coccygeal nerve, so as to form loops ..."

4. The Comparative anatomy of the domesticated animals by Auguste Chauveau (1887)
"The insertion eminences aleo become less salient, and the coccygeal vertebras ... The first coccygeal vertebra is frequently consolidated with the sacrum in ..."

5. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1900)
"coccygeal DERMOID FISTULA. BY EGBERT T. MORRIS, MD, NEW YORK. THE subject of coccygeal dermoid fistula is apparently one that has not received very much ..."

6. A System of human anatomy, general and special by Erasmus Wilson, George Buchanan, Henry Edward Clark (1880)
"The external or communicating branches are two from each ganglion, which puss outwards to communicate with the anterior sacral nerves and with the coccygeal ..."

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