coccyx

coccyx , gen. coccygis , pl. coccyges (kok´siks, -si-jis, -si-jes)

The small bone at the end of the vertebral column in man, formed by the fusion of four rudimentary vertebrae; it articulates above with the sacrum.os coccygis [NA] , coccygeal bone, tail bone; [G. kokkyx, a cuckoo, the coccyx]

 

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