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tailbone

[ teyl-bohn ]
/ ˈteɪlˌboʊn /
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noun Anatomy.
the coccyx.
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Origin of tailbone

First recorded in 1540–50; tail1 + bone
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Medical definitions for tailbone

tailbone
[ tālbōn′ ]

n.
coccyx
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Scientific definitions for tailbone

tailbone
[ tālbōn′ ]

See coccyx.
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