Definition of Coccygeal nerve

1. Noun. The lowest pair of spinal nerves.

Exact synonyms: Nervus Coccygeus
Generic synonyms: Nervus Spinalis, Spinal Nerve



Medical Definition of Coccygeal nerve

1. A small nerve, the lowest of the spinal nerves, entering into the formation of the coccygeal plexus. Synonym: nervus coccygeus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coccygeal Nerve

coccycephaly
coccydynia
coccygalgia
coccygeal
coccygeal body
coccygeal bone
coccygeal cornua
coccygeal dimple
coccygeal fistula
coccygeal foveola
coccygeal ganglion
coccygeal gland
coccygeal horn
coccygeal joint
coccygeal muscle
coccygeal nerve (current term)
coccygeal part of spinal cord
coccygeal plexus
coccygeal segments of spinal cord
coccygeal sinus
coccygeal vertebra
coccygeal vertebrae
coccygeal whorl
coccygectomies
coccygectomy
coccygei
coccygeous
coccyges
coccygeus
coccygodynia

Literary usage of Coccygeal nerve

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"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 ..."

2. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, William Sharpey, John Cleland, Allen Thomson (1867)
"... from the fourth nerve, and lower down by the small anterior division of the coccygeal nerve. It supplies small filaments to the coccygeus muscle. ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"They do not divide into medial and lateral branches, but unite with each other and with the posterior division of the coccygeal nerve to form loops on the ..."

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

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Luther Holden (1878)
"They are of small size, and join with each other, and with the coccygeal nerve, so as to form loops on the back of the sacrum, filaments from which supply ..."

6. The London Medical Gazette (1843)
"... derived from the common trunk of the anterior divisions of the last sacral and the coccygeal nerve. One of these if marked (M.) in the drawing. ..."

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