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Definition of Coccygeal

Coccygeal: Referring to the coccyx, the small tail-like bone at the bottom of the spine, that is made up of 3-5 (average of 4) rudimentary vertebrae. There is a coccygeal nerve that originates in the spinal cord and emerges at the level of the coccyx.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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