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wedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis

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The Formula of Sacral Index is Sacral Index = Width of Sacrum X100/ Length of Sacrum.
Dysmorphic osseous characteristics include colinearity of the upper portion of the sacrum and the iliac crests, noncircular anterior sacral foramina, residual upper sacral discs, etc.
This specification defines the design for the audio-visual (AV) equipment of the Musis Sacrum in Arnhem.
Hauzeur, "Stress fracture of the sacrum," American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol.
Nearly every bone can be affected but most cases occur in the vertebrae, sacrum, and lower extremities [2].
Strong ligaments between the sacrum and the ilium permit hardly any movement of the joint.
She examines neck injury, the pelvis and sacrum, back pain, and the chest, beginning with a discussion of their anatomy and what could be functioning improperly.
Holiday accident leaves singer with a fractured sacrum, leading her to cancel tour and recording of new album with Dr Craig Lennox MARIANNE Faithfull has cancelled her tour and postponed recording her new album because she has fractured her back.
They compared measurements of its lumbar vertebrae (lower back) and sacrum (a triangular bone at the base of the spine) to those of modern humans, fossil hominins (extinct bipedal human ancestors), and a sample of mammals that commonly move around in trees, including apes, sloths and an extinct lemur.
The sacrum is a large, triangular fused five sacral vertebrae and forms the postero-superior wall of the pelvic cavity.
Treatment of a pouch-sacral fistula includes pouch revision and curettage of the sacrum.
The pelvis is composed of the two pelvic bones (each composed of an ilium, ischium, and pubis), sacrum and coccyx (Figure 1).
Suffering from the rare giant cell tumour of the sacrum, Munita underwent a complex surgery at at the Batra hospital in the Capital last month which lent her a new life.