Corno sacral - Cornu sacrale

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The tubercles which represent the inferior articular processes of the fifth sacral vertebra are prolonged downward as rounded processes, which are named the sacral horns (sacral cornua), and are connected to the cornua of the coccyx.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Hierarquia Anatômica

Anatomia geral > Ossos; sistema esquelético > Esqueleto axial > Coluna vertebral > Sacro [vértebras sacrais I - V] > Face dorsal > Corno sacral

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