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Coccyx Bone: Definition, Location & Function

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Where is the coccyx located?

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1. What is a more common name for the coccyx?

2. The coccyx is referred to as a vestigial vertebrae, what does that mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on these assessments require knowledge of the location and the reason for the coccyx bone. You must also be familiar with other names for this part of the body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments focus on:

  • What vestigial vertebrae means
  • Functions of the coccyx
  • The common name for the coccyx

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the coccyx
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the purpose of the coccyx
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the location of the coccyx

Additional Learning

Coccyx Bone: Definition, Location & Function will teach you more about a specific part of the human anatomy. The following will be covered in the lesson:

  • The appearance of the spine
  • Number of bones in the vertebrae
  • The role of muscles in this part of the body
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