SYN: coccygeus muscle. See muscle.

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is·chio·coc·cy·geus -käk-'sij-ē-əs n, pl -cy·gei -ē-.ī COCCYGEUS

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is·chio·coc·cyg·e·us (is″ke-o-kok-sijґe-əs) [ischio- + coccygeus] ischiococcygeal; see also musculus ischiococcygeus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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