Definition of Coccygeal vertebra

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

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

Definition of Coccygeal vertebra

1. Noun. Any of the four vertebrae that are found in the human coccyx. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coccygeal Vertebra

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
coccygeal segments of spinal cord
coccygeal sinus
coccygeal vertebra (current term)
coccygeal vertebrae
coccygeal whorl

Literary usage of Coccygeal vertebra

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1. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"coccygeal vertebra, Coccyx. — These are very rudimentary vertebrae, ... The remaining three coccygeal vertebra; are much smaller than the first, ..."

2. The Comparative anatomy of the domesticated animals by Auguste Chauveau (1887)
"The first coccygeal vertebra is frequently consolidated with the sacrum in aged animals. THE SPINE IN GENERAL. The vertebral column has now to be considered ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"Borst' gives the salient features of the argument: "At the beginning of the third month the spinal cord reaches to the third last coccygeal vertebra and is ..."

4. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley (1899)
"The line of the centra of the coccygeal vertebra forms a very marked arch ... The spinous process of the penultimate coccygeal vertebra is very thick, ..."

5. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"The first coccygeal vertebra is best developed, and nearly conforms to the last one of ... The second coccygeal vertebra commonly possesses a short, blunt, ..."

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