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sacral ganglion

sacral ganglion in Medicine

sacral ganglion n.
Any of three or four ganglions on either side that constitute the pelvic portion of the sympathetic trunk with the coccygeal ganglion and the connecting cords.

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  • And there is immediate response from the sacral ganglion in some male.

  • It is a great sensual reaction at the sacral ganglion, a reaction of intense, sensual, dominant volition.

  • But this intense activity from the sacral ganglion is male: the sacral ganglion is at its highest intensity in the male.

  • It is from the hypogastric plexus and the sacral ganglion that the dark forces of manhood and womanhood sparkle.

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