Asta del coxis - Cornu coccygeum

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Coccygela cornua are rudimentary superior pair of articular processes of the coccygeal vertebræ; they project upward, and articulate with the cornua of the sacrum, and on either side complete the foramen for the transmission of the posterior division of the fifth sacral nerve.


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/).

Jerarquía anatómica

Anatomia general > Huesos; Sistema esquelético > Esqueleto axial > Columna vertebral > Coxis; Vértebras coxigeas (I-IV) > Asta del coxis

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