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1. coccyx

noun. the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes.

Synonyms

  • rachis
  • caudal vertebra
  • pelvic girdle
  • pelvis
  • os
  • backbone
  • bone
  • tail bone
  • spinal column
  • vertebral column
  • coccygeal vertebra
  • back
  • pelvic arch
  • hip

Antonyms

  • boneless
  • disapprove
  • front
  • fore

Etymology

  • κόκκυξ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word coccyx


1. Noun, singular or mass
Ensure that the spine and coccyx are aligned with the crown of the head.

2. Adjective
Most coccyx cushions are made of foam and they are covered with a pillow case designed for the cushion.

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