HyperDic: tail_bone

English > 1 sense of the expression tail bone:
NOUNbodytail bone, coccyxthe end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes
English > tail bone: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes.
Part ofpelvis, pelvic girdle, pelvic arch, hipThe structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
spinal column, vertebral column, spine, backbone, back, rachisThe series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
Partscoccygeal vertebra, caudal vertebraOne of 4 vertebrae in the human coccyx
Broaderbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Spanishcóccix, coxis, hueso palomo

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