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Medical Term:

sacral nerves [S1–S5]


five nerves issuing from the sacral foramina on either side; the ventral branches of the first three enter into the formation of the sacral plexus, and the last two into the coccygeal plexus.

Synonym(s): nervi sacrales [S1–S5]

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