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Re: Anatomical terminology



> >>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;
> >
> >Isn't that the sacrum?
> >
>
> Coccyx

Bingo. I had forgotten the word :-] . Just interesting why the analogous
features of frogs and birds are called urostyle and pygostyle.