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Coccyx

Descriptions of Coccyx

Coccyx: the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes
Source: WordNet 2.1

Coccyx : tailbone

Summary Information: Coccyx

Coccyx: The coccyx is a bone that is located in the buttocks area below the sacrum and is the lowest part of the vertebral column. The coccyx is made up of three to five coccygeal vertebrae that are fused to form one bone.

The coccyx forms a part of the axial skeleton. Conditions related to or afflicting the coccyx include sacrococcygeal teratoma, trauma, fracture and osteomyelitis.

Closely Related Organs: Coccyx

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Coccyx:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Coccyx

The following conditions are related to the organ: Coccyx:

Other Names: Coccyx

The following are other names for the organ: Coccyx:

Sub Parts: Coccyx

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Coccyx:

  • Structure of coccyx

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Coccyx

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Coccyx:

  • Buttocks area pain
  • Demineralised bone
  • Restricted movement
  • Deformities
  • Fever

Condition count: 1 ; see list below.

Number: 1 coccyx

Related organs: spine (52), vertebrae (52)

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Coccyx: Related Topics

Diseases List for Coccyx:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Coccyx' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:

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