The coccyx is the inferior termina bone of the vertebral column.
Location of the coccyx
The coccyx is the end of the vertebral column below the sacrum.
Structure of the coccyx
The coccyx is formed by four to six atrophied vertebrae sealed together, the coccyx vertebrae. It is pointed in shape, concave anteriorly and convex posteriorly.
Function of the coccyx
The coccyx is the remnant of the mammal tail but also plays a role in bony support for the abdominal organs.
The coccyx is the inferior end of the vertebral column. © Uwe Gille, Wikimedia, public domain