tail bone

tail bone
the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes
Syn: ↑coccyx
Derivationally related forms: ↑coccygeal (for: ↑coccyx)
Hypernyms: ↑bone, ↑os
Part Holonyms:
Part Meronyms: ↑coccygeal vertebra, ↑caudal vertebra

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