coccydynia coc·cy·dyn·i·a (kŏk’sĭ-dĭn’ē-ə)
[kok-siks] /ˈkɒk sɪks/ noun, plural coccyges [kok-sahy-jeez, kok-si-jeez] /kɒkˈsaɪ dʒiz, ˈkɒk sɪˌdʒiz/ (Show IPA) 1. a small triangular bone forming the lower extremity of the spinal column in humans, consisting of four ankylosed rudimentary vertebrae. 2. a corresponding part in certain animals. /ˈkɒksɪks/ noun (pl) coccyges (kɒkˈsaɪdʒiːz) 1. a small triangular bone at the end […]
- Coccygeal body
coccygeal body n. An arteriovenous anastomosis supplied by the middle sacral artery and located on the pelvic surface of the coccyx.
- Coccygeal ganglion
coccygeal ganglion n. The lowest unpaired ganglion of the sympathetic nerve trunk. Also called ganglion impar.
- Coccygeal muscle
coccygeal muscle n. A muscle with origin in the spine of the ischium and sacrospinous ligament, with insertion to the sides of the lower part of the sacrum and the upper part of the coccyx, with nerve supply from the third and fourth sacral nerves, and whose action assists in raising and supporting the pelvic […]