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Sacrum


The sacrum is a large triangular bone at the bottom of the spine. It is inserted like a wedge between the two hipbones.

The sacrum is shorter and wider in women than in men.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerC. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery
Last RevisedNovember 15, 2011

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