sacrococcygeus dorsalis

noun
sa·cro·coc·cy·geus dor·sa·lis | \-käk-ˈsij-ē-əs-ˌdȯr-ˈsā-ləs \

Medical Definition of sacrococcygeus dorsalis 

: an inconstant muscle that sometimes extends from the dorsal part of the sacrum to the coccyx

called also posterior sacrococcygeal muscle

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