caudal vertebra


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Synonyms for caudal vertebra

one of 4 vertebrae in the human coccyx

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flexor cruris lateralis arises mainly by fleshy fibers from the caudal end of the dorsolateral crest of the ilium, by aponeurosis from the processus transversus of the first free caudal vertebra.
Thus, it is not a thoracic or pelvic vertebra, and it is too morphologically complex to be a caudal vertebra.
First haemal arch emanating from first caudal vertebra, anterior parapophysis directed ventromedially to fuse with contralateral structure, produced as haemal spine.