sacral nerve


noun Anatomy.

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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Medical definitions for sacral nerve

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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