coccygeal body

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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.
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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.
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coccygeal body

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