glomus coccygeum

noun
glomus coc·​cy·​ge·​um | \ -käk-ˈsij-ē-əm How to pronounce glomus coccygeum (audio) \

Medical Definition of glomus coccygeum

: a small mass of vascular tissue situated near the tip of the coccyx

called also coccygeal body, coccygeal gland, Luschka's gland

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“Glomus coccygeum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glomus%20coccygeum. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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