Sacral tuberosity

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sacral tuberosity
Gray97.png
Lateral surfaces of sacrum and coccyx. (Sacral tuberosity labeled at center top.)
Gray96.png
Sacrum, dorsal surface. (Sacral tuberosity labeled at upper left.)
Details
Latin tuberositas ossis sacri
Identifiers
Gray's p.108
Dorlands
/Elsevier
t_21/12829214
TA A02.2.05.008
FMA FMA:31724
Anatomical terminology

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

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.