coccygo-, coccyg-, coccyge-, coccyo-, coccy-
(Greek: cuckoo; the end of the vertebral column in man and in some apes; the rudiment of a tail)
This bone was probably identified with this nomenclature because of its supposed resemblance to a cuckoo's beak.
Surgical removal of the coccyx.
The coccyx is the last bone of the spinal column, sometimes referred to as man's vestigial tail. It is also identified as the last portion of the vertebral column just below the sacrum.
Pain in the coccygeal region (last bone of the spinal column).
Pain in a ligament.
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