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Is there a name for this characteristic of the human body (see the arrows in the picture below)? They seem as 'holes' on the back.

I'm not able to imagine one

picture of feature

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These holes/depressions are called dimples of venus. Also called back dimples or butt dimples.

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    Hmmm... Venus with that picture. Me thinks someone is just jonesing for points with a pretty picture... Jun 6, 2012 at 20:10
  • @AffableGeek See, the picture isn't pretty anymore.
    – user20934
    Jun 7, 2012 at 6:44
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The single-word you are requesting is "dimples."

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These are also called sacral dimples, as the lower back is the sacrum.

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