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  • This coccygean body is linked directly to the asymmetric ganglion - an autonomous nerve center - by its nerve fibers.

    The Tao of Health, Sex and Longevity Daniel Reid 1989

  • In all living birds the tail-feathers are arranged in fan-shaped order and attached to a coccygean bone, consisting of several vertebrae united together, whereas in the embryo state these same vertebrae are distinct.

    The Antiquity of Man Charles Lyell 1836


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