noun, plural coc·cy·ges [kok-sahy-jeez, kok-si-jeez] /kɒkˈsaɪ dʒiz, ˈkɒk sɪˌdʒiz/.
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Origin of coccyx
OTHER WORDS FROM coccyxcoc·cyg·e·al [kok-sij-ee-uh l, -sij-uh l] /kɒkˈsɪdʒ i əl, -ˈsɪdʒ əl/, adjectivein·ter·coc·cyg·e·al, adjectivepre·coc·cyg·e·al, adjective
Words nearby coccyx
Example sentences from the Web for coccygeal
In the pig, and especially in the horse, it passes further upwards, to arise from the aponeurosis of the coccygeal muscles.
In the pig, it also takes origin higher up from the sacro-sciatic ligament and the coccygeal aponeurosis.
The number and size of the coccygeal vertebr vary, apparently in correlation with the increased size of the tail.