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coccygeal part of spinal cord


Definition: the terminal part of the spinal cord consisting of the three coccygeal segments of the spinal cord from which the three pairs of coccygeal nerves originate.

Synonym(s): pars coccygea medullae spinalisTA, segmenta coccygea medullae spinalisTA

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