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Where is the tailbone (coccyx)?

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The coccyx is the triangular bony structure located at the bottom of the vertebral column. It is composed of three to five bony segments held in place by joints and ligaments.

From: Tailbone (Coccyx) Injury WebMD Medical Reference

 SOURCES: drugs.com: "Coccyx Injury."  Mayoclinic.com.

 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 13, 2019

 SOURCES: drugs.com: "Coccyx Injury."  Mayoclinic.com.

 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 13, 2019

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