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The Caudal Vertabrae

Caudal Vertebrae

  • Human beings have only four of these vertebrae which are fused together to form coccyx.
  • Animals with long tails have many caudal vertebrae.
  • A typical caudal vertebra appears as a solid rectangular mass of bone.
  • The entire bone consists of the centrum only.

Appendicular Skeleton

  • The appendicular skeleton consist of the limbs and their girdles.