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synonyms for coccyx

  • dorsal region
  • lumbar region
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How to use coccyx in a sentence

The sinus on the back extends from the coccyx to the ribs, and from one ilium to the other.
REPORT ON SURGERY TO THE SANTA CLARA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETYJOSEPH BRADFORD COX
The pieces of the abdomen and of the terminal segment correspond to the bones of the abdomen and coccyx (p. 458).
FORM AND FUNCTIONE. S. (EDWARD STUART) RUSSELL
The bone immediately below the sacrum, called the coccyx, is essentially the representative of the tail in man.
DEGENERACYEUGENE S. TALBOT
In Man all the four caudal vertebrae are rudimentary and are fused together, forming the coccyx.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The os coccyx in man, though functionless as a tail, plainly represents this part in other vertebrate animals.
THE DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX, VOL. I (1ST EDITION)CHARLES DARWIN
Now the os coccyx is rudimentary as a tail, and I am anxious to hear about its muscles.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
In shape this part conforms to the curve of the sacrum and the coccyx, to which it is attached behind.
INTESTINAL ILLSALCINOUS BURTON JAMISON
I believe the Os coccyx gives attachment to certain muscles, but I can not doubt that it is a rudimentary tail.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN, VOLUME II (OF II)CHARLES DARWIN
La plupart des Anglais ont le bout de l'os sacrum, que l'on nomme coccyx, qui leur avance, ce qui fait une espéce de queue.
IN BYWAYS OF SCOTTISH HISTORYLOUIS A. BARB
The coccyx has the importance of being a real and actual caudal appendage, reduced in man to its simplest anatomical expression.
PEDAGOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGYMARIA MONTESSORI
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WORDS RELATED TO COCCYX

  • coccyx
  • dorsal region
  • lumbar region
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