coccygeal

coccygeal
Relating to the coccyx.

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coc·cy·geal käk-'sij-(ē-)əl adj of, relating to, or affecting the coccyx <a \coccygeal fracture>

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coc·cyg·e·al (kok-sijґe-əl) pertaining to or located in the region of the coccyx.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Coccygeal — Coc*cyg e*al, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the coccyx; as, the coccygeal vertebr[ae]. [1913 Webster] {Coccygeal glands} (Zo[ o]l.), glands situated at the base of the tail of birds. They secrete the oil with which the plumage is dressed. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coccygeal — coc·cyg·e·al (kŏk sĭjʹē əl) adj. Of or relating to the coccyx: coccygeal vertebra.   [From New Latin coccȳx, coccȳg , coccyx. See coccyx.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Coccygeal glands — Coccygeal Coc*cyg e*al, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the coccyx; as, the coccygeal vertebr[ae]. [1913 Webster] {Coccygeal glands} (Zo[ o]l.), glands situated at the base of the tail of birds. They secrete the oil with which the plumage is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coccygeal glomus — Section of an irregular nodule of the glomus coccygeum. X 85. The section shows the fibrous covering of the nodule, the bloodvessels within it, and the epithelial cells of which it is constituted. Latin glomus coccygeum …   Wikipedia

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