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Superficial posterior sacrococcygeal ligament

Other Terms: Ligamentum sacrococcygeum dorsale superficiale, Ligamentum sacrococcygeum posterius superficiale

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Group

Vertebral ligaments

Description

Descends from the border of the sacral hiatus, on the posterior aspect of the bone, and attaches to the posterior surface of the coccyx. It typically forms a fibrous covering over the hiatus.

Function

Binds the sacrum and the coccyx and limits movements between these bones.

Latin

Ligamentum sacrococcygeum dorsale superficiale

Latin

Ligamentum sacrococcygeum posterius superficiale

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