Os sacrum
The large, heavy bone at the base of the spine, which is made up of fused sacral vertebrae. The sacrum is located in the vertebral column, between the lumbar vertebrae and the coccyx. It is roughly triangular in shape, and makes up the back wall of the pelvis. The female sacrum is wider and less curved than the male. See also pelvis, vertebral column, sacral vertebrae.

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[TA] sacrum: the wedge-shaped bone formed usually by five fused vertebrae that are lodged dorsally between the two hip bones (ossa coxae).

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  • sacrum — bone at the base of the spine, 1753, from L.L. os sacrum sacred bone, from L. os bone + sacrum, neuter of sacer sacred (see SACRED (Cf. sacred)). Said to be so called because the bone was the part of animals that was offered in sacrifices.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sacrum — Sa crum, n.; pl. {sacra}. [NL., fr. L. sacer sacred, os sacrum the lowest bone of the spine.] (Anat.) That part of the vertebral column which is directly connected with, or forms a part of, the pelvis. [1913 Webster] Note: It may consist of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sacrum — ► NOUN (pl. sacra or sacrums) Anatomy ▪ a triangular bone in the lower back formed from fused vertebrae and situated between the two hip bones of the pelvis. ORIGIN from Latin os sacrum sacred bone (from the belief that the soul resides in it) …   English terms dictionary

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