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coccygeal body
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An arteriovenous (arteriolovenular) anastomosis supplied by the middle sacral artery and located on the pelvic surface of the coccyx. It was formerly called a gland (of Luschka) or a glomus and included with the paraganglia.

Synonyms: corpus coccygeum, arteriococcygeal gland, coccygeal gland, glomus coccygeum.

(05 Mar 2000)

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