[ sey-kruh-lahyz, sak-ruh- ]
/ ˈseɪ krəˌlaɪz, ˈsæk rə- /
verb (used with object), sa·cral·ized, sa·cral·iz·ing.
to make sacred; imbue with sacred character, especially through ritualized devotion: a society that sacralized science.
- sacral nerve,
- sacral plexus,
- sacral splanchnic nerve,
- sacramental wine,
Also especially British, sa·cral·ise.
Origin of sacralize
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[ sā′krə-lĭ-zā′shən ]
A developmental abnormality in which the first sacral vertebra becomes fused with the fifth lumbar veterbra.
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