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a musculofibrous band that passes between the anus and the coccyx.
Synonym(s): corpus anococcygeum ☆ , ligamentum anococcygeum ☆ , anococcygeal ligament, raphe anococcygea, Symington anococcygeal body
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a·no·coc·cyg·e·al bod·y(ā'nō-kok-sij'ē-ăl bod'ē) [TA]
A musculofibrous band that passes between the anus and the coccyx.
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The muscle and fibrous tissue lying between the coccyx and the anus.
See also: body
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