coccygeal vertebra


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coccygeal vertebra

one of the four segments of the vertebral column that fuse to form the adult coccyx. They are considered rudimentary vertebrae and have no pedicles, laminae, or spinous processes. Compare cervical vertebra, lumbar vertebra, sacral vertebra, thoracic vertebra. See also coccyx, vertebra.

coccygeal vertebra

One of the rudimentary vertebrae of the coccyx.
See also: vertebra
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7% to 14% [10,11] and sacralization of first coccygeal vertebra varies from 7.
We used a two-fold subdivision of sacralization (1) Complete bilateral sacralization of fifth lumbar vertebra (figure-2); (2) Complete bilateral sacralization of first coccygeal vertebra (sacrum with five pairs of sacral foramina (figure-3).
Incidence of complete bilateral sacralization of fifth lumbar vertebra and complete bilateral sacralization of coccygeal vertebra is 7.