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coccygectomy coc·cy·gec·to·my (kŏk’sə-jěk’tə-mē)
Surgical removal of the coccyx.


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  • Coccygotomy

    coccygotomy coc·cy·got·o·my (kŏk’sĭ-gŏt’ə-mē) n. An operation for freeing the coccyx from its attachments.

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  • Coccyx

    [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 […]

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