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