coccygeal body


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Related to coccygeal body: coccygeal gland, Coccygeal glomus

coc·cyg·e·al bod·y

[TA]
an arteriovenous (arteriolovenular) anastomosis supplied by the middle sacral artery and located on the pelvic surface of the coccyx. It was formerly called a gland (that is, gland of Luschka) or a glomus and included with the paraganglia.

coccygeal body

See coccyx.

coc·cyg·e·al body

(kok-sij'ē-ăl bod'ē) [TA]
An arteriovenous (arteriolovenular) anastomosis supplied by the middle sacral artery and located on the pelvic surface of the coccyx.

coccygeal body

An arteriovenous anastomosis at the tip of the coccyx formed by the middle sacral artery. Synonym: glomus coccygeum
See also: body