Coccygeal
Coccygeal Coc*cyg"e*al, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the coccyx; as, the coccygeal vertebr[ae]. [1913 Webster]

{Coccygeal glands} (Zo["o]l.), glands situated at the base of the tail of birds. They secrete the oil with which the plumage is dressed. [1913 Webster]


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  • coccygeal — coc·cyg·e·al (kŏk sĭjʹē əl) adj. Of or relating to the coccyx: coccygeal vertebra.   [From New Latin coccȳx, coccȳg , coccyx. See coccyx.] * * * …   Universalium

  • coccygeal — adjective Relating to the coccyx. See Also: coccygeal vertebra …   Wiktionary

  • coccygeal — Relating to the coccyx. * * * coc·cy·geal käk sij (ē )əl adj of, relating to, or affecting the coccyx <a coccygeal fracture> * * * coc·cyg·e·al (kok sijґe əl) pertaining to or located in the region of the coccyx …   Medical dictionary

  • coccygeal — coccyx ► NOUN (pl. coccyges or coccyxes) ▪ a small triangular bone at the base of the spinal column in humans and some apes, formed of fused vestigial vertebrae. DERIVATIVES coccygeal adjective. ORIGIN Greek kokkux cuckoo (because the shape of… …   English terms dictionary

  • coccygeal — adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin coccygeus of the coccyx, from Greek kokkyk , kokkyx Date: 1836 of or relating to the coccyx …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coccygeal — coc·cy·geal …   English syllables

  • coccygeal — adjective of or relating to or near the coccyx • Pertains to noun: ↑coccyx • Derivationally related forms: ↑coccyx …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coccygeal glands — Coccygeal Coc*cyg e*al, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the coccyx; as, the coccygeal vertebr[ae]. [1913 Webster] {Coccygeal glands} (Zo[ o]l.), glands situated at the base of the tail of birds. They secrete the oil with which the plumage is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coccygeal glomus — Section of an irregular nodule of the glomus coccygeum. X 85. The section shows the fibrous covering of the nodule, the bloodvessels within it, and the epithelial cells of which it is constituted. Latin glomus coccygeum …   Wikipedia

  • coccygeal body — n GLOMUS COCCYGEUM * * * glomus coccygeum …   Medical dictionary

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