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Sacrum MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sacrum
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.834.717
Unique ID
D012447
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012447
Annotation
do not confuse with LUMBOSACRAL REGION or SACROCOCCYGEAL REGION
Scope Note
Five fused VERTEBRAE forming a triangle-shaped structure at the back of the PELVIS. It articulates superiorly with the LUMBAR VERTEBRAE, inferiorly with the COCCYX, and anteriorly with the ILIUM of the PELVIS. The sacrum strengthens and stabilizes the PELVIS.
Entry Term(s)
Sacra
Sacral Vertebra
Sacral Vertebrae
NLM Classification #
WE 750
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/02/28
Sacrum Preferred
Sacral Vertebrae Related
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