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[krey-nee-oh-sey-kruh l, -sak-ruh l] /ˌkreɪ ni oʊˈseɪ krəl, -ˈsæk rəl/
adjective, Anatomy
Origin of craniosacral
1920-25; cranio- + sacral2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In addition, claimant initiated craniosacral therapy for his low back pain.
craniosacral in Medicine

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

  1. Associated with both the cranium and the sacrum.

  2. Relating to the parasympathetic nervous system.

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