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Re: Anatomical terminology



'coccyx'  is the five small bones at the caudal
(posterior) (Most distal)(way down there) end of
the sacrum!!!!!


--- "T. Lepore" <raptortalon2@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >>> "David Marjanovic" <david.marjanovic@gmx.at>
> 03/14/01 05:39PM >>>
> >In mammals, such as humans, vertebrae are grouped
> as
> cervical (neck), 
> >thoracic (chest), lumbar, sacral and... however
> that
> fused remnant of 
> the tail is >called;
> 
> Brent wrote: 
> >>>Isn't that the sacrum?
> >
> 
> I suppose it would be called the sacrum, or they
> would
> be called sacra (?)...but for some reason the word
> 'coccyx' comes to mind.  I'm not sure, though. 
> Could
> be the coffee that's doing it :)
> 
> -Tara Lepore
> 
> 
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