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coccygeal segment of spinal cord [Co]


Definition: inferiormost segment of spinal cord that gives rise to the coccygeal pair of spinal nerves and constitutes the coccygeal part of the spinal cord.

Synonym(s): segmentum medullae spinalis coccygeum [Co]TA

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