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Coccyx MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Coccyx
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.834.229
Unique ID
D003050
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003050
Annotation
do not confuse with COCCYGEAL REGION
Scope Note
The last bone in the VERTEBRAL COLUMN in tailless primates considered to be a vestigial tail-bone consisting of three to five fused VERTEBRAE.
Entry Term(s)
Caudal Vertebra
Caudal Vertebrae
NLM Classification #
WE 750
See Also
Tail
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/02/21
Coccyx Preferred
Caudal Vertebrae Related
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