sacrotuberous

sacrotuberous
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Etymology: sacr- (II) + tuberous
: of or relating to a ligament on each side passing from the back of the sacrum to the tuberosity of the ischium and converting the lesser sciatic notch of the innominate bone into the lesser sciatic foramen

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  • sacrotuberous ligament — sa·cro·tu·ber·ous ligament .sā krō .t(y)ü b(ə )rəs , .sak rō n a thin fan shaped ligament on each side of the body that is attached above to the posterior superior and posterior inferior iliac spines and to the sacrum and coccyx, that passes… …   Medical dictionary

  • sacrotuberal ligament — sacrotuberous ligament ligamentum sacrotuberale …   Medical dictionary

  • Ligament — A ligament is a tough band of connective tissue that connects various structures such as two bones. Ligament is a fitting term; it comes from the Latin ligare meaning to bind or tie. * * * 1. A band or sheet of fibrous tissue connecting two or… …   Medical dictionary

  • Sacrospinous ligament — Infobox Ligament Name = Sacrospinous ligament Latin = ligamentum sacrospinosum GraySubject = 80 Caption = Articulations of pelvis, anterior view, with greater sciatic foramen (labeled in red) and its boundaries. Caption2 = Articulations of pelvis …   Wikipedia

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  • Coccyx — This article is about the tailbone in humans. For the tailbone in animals, see Rump (croup). The tortrix moth genus Coccyx is nowadays considered a junior synonym of Cydia. Bone: Coccyx A coccyx with four vertebrae below the sacrum …   Wikipedia

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