A subdivision of an organism along the anterior-posterior axis in the pelvic region immediately posterior to the lumbar region and anterior to the caudal region. Sometimes an intermediate region is defined between the sacral and caudal. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

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Term information

definition

A subdivision of an organism along the anterior-posterior axis in the pelvic region immediately posterior to the lumbar region and anterior to the caudal region. Sometimes an intermediate region is defined between the sacral and caudal.

has exact synonym

regio sacralis

sacral part of pelvis

posterior part of pelvis

back of pelvis

pelvic back

has narrow synonym

rump

croup

hindquarter

id

UBERON:0005473

taxon notes

Amphibians - 1 sacral vertebra; Living reptiles & most birds - 2 sacral vertebrae; Most mammals - 3 to 5 sacral vertebrae. TODO - split sacral from sacrococcygeal