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3D - Sacrum

Apex of the sacrum

Apex of the sacrum

Pronunciation

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Other Terms:
Sacrum apex, Apex ossis sacralis, Apex ossis sacri


Description
The apex of the triangular sacrum forms at the caudal end of the bone. It is a flattened apex that forms a small, oval surface for articulation with the superior facet of the coccyx.
Etymology
This is a Latin word that literally means the tip or point of something.
Latin
Apex ossis sacralis
Latin
Apex ossis sacri

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