Definition: an arteriovenous (arteriolovenular) anastomosis supplied by the middle sacral artery and located on the pelvic surface of the coccyx. It was formerly called a gland (gland of Luschka) or a glomus and included with the paraganglia.
Synonym(s): corpus coccygeumTA, glomus coccygeumTA, arteriococcygeal gland, coccygeal gland
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