sacral-nerve

sacral nerve

noun Anatomy.
any of the nerves arising in five pairs from the spinal cord in the sacrum.

Origin:
1820–30

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sacral nerve n.
Any of five nerves emerging from the sacral foramina: the first three enter into the formation of the sacral plexus, and the second two into the coccygeal plexus.

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