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Correct spelling:
kok'siks, n. ( anat.) the lower bone of the vertebral column:-- pl. COC'CYGES.-- adjs. COCCYG'[= E]AL, COCCYG'IAN. [ Gr. kokkyx, the cuckoo, from its bill.]


coccyx, tail bone.
tail bone.
small of the back
lumbar region, dorsal region.
Examples of usage:
  1. On rectal examination the coccyx is exceedingly tender, and it is sometimes found to be less movable than normal, and unduly arched forward. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. The posterior perinaeal space may be described on the surface by two lines drawn from D D, the ischiatic tuberosities, to C, the point of the coccyx, whilst the transverse line between D and D bounds it above. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  3. In animals the sacrum and the coccyx, as a matter of fact, clearly continue the superior border of the skeleton of the trunk; hence we study them with the vertebral column. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer
  4. The coccyx bears a distinct dorsal ridge and has a bicondylar articulation with the sacrum. – A Synopsis of Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Osteocephalus by Linda Trueb William E. Duellman
  5. Occasionally it is reported after severe labor, particularly when the head of the child was very large, or after first labor when the coccyx has been beforehand bent inward somewhat abnormally and is pushed out by the oncoming head. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh