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sacrum
American English: /ˈsækrəm/
, /ˈseɪkrəm/
British English: /ˈseɪkrəm/
, /ˈsakrəm/

Translation of sacrum in Spanish:

noun plural sacra

  • Example sentences
    • The spinal column is composed of seven cervical vertebrae, twelve thoracic vertebrae, five lumbar vertebrae, the bony sacrum, and the coccyx.
    • The lowest lumbar vertebra articulates with the sacrum, and this in turn with the coccyx.
    • Vesalius said that the human sacrum normally has five vertebrae but one of six is by no means rare.

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