sacrococcygeus dorsalis

noun
sa·​cro·​coc·​cy·​geus dor·​sa·​lis | \ -käk-ˈsij-ē-əs-ˌdȯr-ˈsā-ləs How to pronounce sacrococcygeus dorsalis (audio) \

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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“Sacrococcygeus dorsalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sacrococcygeus%20dorsalis. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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