sacrum


sacrum
sa·crum || 'seɪkrəm n. triangular bone located at the rear of the pelvis between the lumbar vertebrae and the coccyx bone (Anatomy)

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  • sacrum — [ sakrɔm ] n. m. • 1793; os sacrum av. 1478 « os sacré », parce qu il était offert aux dieux dans les sacrifices d animaux ♦ Anat. Os formé par la réunion des cinq vertèbres sacrées, à la partie inférieure de la colonne vertébrale, articulé avec… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sacrum — Sacrum. Vue antérieure. Sacrum. Vue postérieure. Le sacrum est un os …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sacrum — SÁCRUM s.n. Os triunghiular (format din cinci vertebre sudate) aşezat în partea de jos a coloanei vertebrale şi care, împreună cu oasele pelviene, formează bazinul. [var.: sácru s.n.] – Din fr., lat. sacrum. Trimis de ana zecheru, 07.05.2003.… …   Dicționar Român

  • sacrum — bone at the base of the spine, 1753, from L.L. os sacrum sacred bone, from L. os bone + sacrum, neuter of sacer sacred (see SACRED (Cf. sacred)). Said to be so called because the bone was the part of animals that was offered in sacrifices.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sacrum — Sa crum, n.; pl. {sacra}. [NL., fr. L. sacer sacred, os sacrum the lowest bone of the spine.] (Anat.) That part of the vertebral column which is directly connected with, or forms a part of, the pelvis. [1913 Webster] Note: It may consist of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sacrum — (Os sacrum), das Kreuzbein (s. d. und Wirbelsäule) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • sacrum — sacrum; syn·sacrum; …   English syllables

  • sacrum — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. sakrum] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. n ndm, blm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} sfera rzeczy, zjawisk, spraw świętych przeciwstawiona sferze profanum (obejmującej rzeczy, zjawiska, sprawy świeckie) : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Zaliczać jakieś… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • sacrum — ► NOUN (pl. sacra or sacrums) Anatomy ▪ a triangular bone in the lower back formed from fused vertebrae and situated between the two hip bones of the pelvis. ORIGIN from Latin os sacrum sacred bone (from the belief that the soul resides in it) …   English terms dictionary

  • sacrum — [sā′krəm, sak′rəm] n. pl. sacra [sā′krə, sā′rə] or sacrums [ModL < LL (os) sacrum, lit., sacred (bone), transl. of Gr hieron osteon < hieron, sacred, ? last (< hieros: see HIERO ) + osteon: see OSSIFY] a thick, triangular bone situated… …   English World dictionary

  • Sacrum os — (Anat.), das Kreuzbein …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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