How Do You Spell SACRUM?

Correct spelling for the English word "sacrum" is [s_ˈa_k_ɹ_ə_m], [sˈakɹəm], [sˈakɹəm]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of SACRUM

  1. Os sacrum, sacred bone, so called because it was believed to escape disintegration and to serve as the basis for the resurrected body; a broad, slightly curved, spade-shaped bone, thick above, thinner below, closing in the pelvic girdle posteriorly; it is formed by the welding together of five originally separate sacral vertebrae.

Common Misspellings for SACRUM

Below is the list of 239 misspellings for the word "sacrum".

Usage Examples for SACRUM

  1. At the extremity of the dorso- lumbar region is the sacrum and the caudal appendix, which describe a curve of which the concavity is directed downwards and forwards. - "Artistic Anatomy of Animals" by Édouard Cuyer
  2. The brain of the stegosaur was smaller than that of any land vertebrate, while in the sacrum the nerve canal was enlarged to ten times the capacity of the brain cavity of the skull. - "The Elements of Geology" by William Harmon Norton
  3. They are united to the sacrum behind and joined to each other in front. - "A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell