Medical Definition of Corpus coccygeum

1. An arteriovenous (arteriolovenular) anastomosis supplied by the middle sacral artery and located on the pelvic surface of the coccyx. It was formerly called a gland (of Luschka) or a glomus and included with the paraganglia. Synonym: corpus coccygeum, arteriococcygeal gland, coccygeal gland, glomus coccygeum. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corpus Coccygeum

corpus amygdaloideum
corpus amylaceum
corpus aorticum
corpus arantii
corpus callosum
corpus candicans
corpus cavernosum conchae
corpus ciliare
corpus claviculae
corpus coccygeum (current term)
corpus costae
corpus delicti
corpus dentatum
corpus epididymidis
corpus epididymis
corpus femoris
corpus fetishism
corpus fibrosum
corpus fibulae
corpus fimbriatum
corpus fornicis
corpus gastricum
corpus geniculatum externum
corpus geniculatum internum

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