tail bone

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Noun1.tail bone - the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apestail bone - the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
spinal column, spine, vertebral column, rachis, backbone, back - the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back"
caudal vertebra, coccygeal vertebra - one of 4 vertebrae in the human coccyx
pelvic arch, pelvic girdle, pelvis, hip - the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
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These three breeds all lack the vertebrae that make up the tail bone.
Anyone who breaks their tail bone on a river and finishes the movie is tough.
A: Lots of little stuff: stitches, broken elbows, hurt tail bone. Hard to remember--steadily been getting broke since I founc skateboarding
Inhale to engage your core and point your tail bone towards your knees, creating space between your lower vertebrae.
They've won all four games that Isaiah Thomas has missed with a bruised tail bone and elbow.
Wilson claimed she fell backwards, landing on her tail bone area.
After her first surgery, doctors had even advised them to take the girl to England for further operation but they did not." The village headman, who had played a key role in facilitating her earlier operation, said, " She is unable to sit when attending classes at her government- run vil- lage school and has developed sores around the tail bone." He said that a noted surgeon from Katihar district had volunteered to cure Lakshmi.
3 Keep tail bone lengthening down and focus on drawing the belly button toward spine for support.
Anita farley, Cumbria A: Often it is not possible to pinpoint precisely what has triggered coccydynia - the term given to a pain in the coccyx, or 'tail bone'.