coccygeal

adjective
coc·​cy·​geal | \ käk-ˈsi-j(ē-)əl How to pronounce coccygeal (audio) \

Definition of coccygeal

: of or relating to the coccyx

First Known Use of coccygeal

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coccygeal

Medieval Latin coccygeus of the coccyx, from Greek kokkyk-, kokkyx

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“Coccygeal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coccygeal. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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coccygeal

adjective
coc·​cy·​geal | \ käk-ˈsij-(ē-)əl How to pronounce coccygeal (audio) \

Medical Definition of coccygeal

: of, relating to, or affecting the coccyx a coccygeal fracture

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