glomus coccygeum

noun
glomus coc·​cy·​ge·​um | \-käk-ˈsij-ē-əm \

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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