Sacral tuberosity

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Sacral tuberosity
Lateral surfaces of sacrum and coccyx. (Sacral tuberosity labeled at center top.)
Sacrum, dorsal surface. (Sacral tuberosity labeled at upper left.)
Latin tuberositas ossis sacri
Gray's subject #24 108
Dorlands/Elsevier t_21/12829214

On the lateral surface of sacrum there is a rough surface, the sacral tuberosity, on which are three deep and uneven impressions, for the attachment of the posterior sacroiliac ligament.

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