Sacrum

Double click on any word to get a popup explanation of the word and sample sentences
Dictionary | Wikipedia | Synonyms | News

Sacrum Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • wedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis; its base connects with the lowest lumbar vertebra and its tip with the coccyx

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • wedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis; its base connects with the lowest lumbar vertebra and its tip with the coccyx

Would you like to add your own explaination to this word 'Sacrum'?

Sacrum Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


In humans, the sacrum is a large, triangular bone. It is at the bottom of the spine and the upper and back part of the pelvis.

It fits like a wedge between the two hip bones. Its upper part connects with the last lumbar vertebra, and bottom part with the coccyx (tailbone). During the first half of life these bones gradually fuse together.

The sacrum is concave facing forward, and tilted forward. The sacrum connects with four bones:



Sacrum Sample Sentences in News



Want to be famous? Add your definition to the meaning of 'Sacrum'


Search for more meaning of 'Sacrum' on the web