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n. - Wedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis.

Usage examples (28)
  • The sacrum is the central bone of the pelvis located at the base of the spinal cord.
  • Joined to the lower end of the sacrum is the coccyx, or cuckoo-bone, a tapering series of little bones.
  • Attached to the lower end of the sacrum is a group of from two to four small vertebr√¶, more or less fused, called the
  • C, -- the latter lies between it and the sacrum, A. for more
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