craniosacral

[krey-nee-oh-sey-kruhl, -sak-ruhl]
adjective Anatomy.

Origin:
1920–25; cranio- + sacral2

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craniosacral cra·ni·o·sa·cral (krā'nē-ō-sā'krəl, -sāk'rəl)
adj.

  1. Associated with both the cranium and the sacrum.

  2. Relating to the parasympathetic nervous system.

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