Base of sacrum | definition of base of sacrum by Medical dictionary
base of sacrum
base of sa·crum [TA]
the upper end of the sacrum that articulates with the body of the fifth lumbar vertebra in the midline plus the superior aspects of the alae on either side.
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Nakipoglu et al (2008)  have measured sacral horizontal angle (SHA) between the base of sacrum
and the horizontal plane.
BS: base of sacrum
; SCL: sacrococcygeal ligament; SH: sacral hiatus.