Medical Dictionary

coccygeus

play
noun coc·cyg·e·us \käk-ˈsij-ē-əs\

Medical Definition of coccygeus

plural

coccygei

\-jē-ˌī\play
  1. :  a muscle arising from the ischium and sacrospinous ligament and inserted into the coccyx and sacrum—called also coccygeus muscle, ischiococcygeus


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up coccygeus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!