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Sacrum

Descriptions of Sacrum

Sacrum: wedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis; its base connects with the lowest lumbar vertebra and its tip with the coccyx
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Sacrum

Sacrum: The sacrum is a bone that is located in the lower back between the lumbar vertebrae, the coccyx and the pelvis. In children, the sacrum generally consists of five unfused vertebrae, which fuse together to form one bone by early adulthood. There are some differences in the shape of the sacrum in males and females.

The sacrum forms a part of the axial skeleton. Conditions related to or afflicting the sacrum include cancer, trauma, fracture, osteoporosis and osteomyelitis.

Closely Related Organs: Sacrum

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Sacrum

The following conditions are related to the organ: Sacrum:

Other Names: Sacrum

The following are other names for the organ: Sacrum:

Sub Parts: Sacrum

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

  • Structure of sacrum

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Sacrum

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

Condition count: 0

Number: 1 sacrum

Related organs: spine (52), coccyx (1), pelvis (5), bones (91)

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