Definition of Coccygeus

1. Noun. (anatomy) A muscle of the pelvic wall, that in combination with the levator ani forms the pelvic diaphragm. ¹



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Medical Definition of Coccygeus

1. Origin, spine of ischium and sacrospinous ligament; insertion, sides of lower part of sacrum and upper part of coccyx; action, assists in support of pelvic floor, especially when intra-abdominal pressures increase; nerve supply, third and fourth sacral. Synonym: musculus coccygeus, coccygeal muscle, musculus ischiococcygeus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coccygeus

coccygeal joint
coccygeal muscle
coccygeal nerve
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 (current term)
coccygodynia
coccygotomy
coccyodynia
coccyx
coccyxes
cocelebrant
cocelebrants
coch
cochain
cochain complex
cochain complexes
cochains
cochair
cochaired

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