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sacral nerve

noun Anatomy.
  1. any of the nerves arising in five pairs from the spinal cord in the sacrum.
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Origin of sacral nerve

First recorded in 1820–30
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sacral nerve in Medicine

sacral nerve

n.
  1. 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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