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Medical Term:

sacral part of spinal cord

Definition

the part of the spinal cord that consists of the five sacral segments (S1–S5), from which the five pairs of sacral nerves (S1–S5) originate.

Synonym(s): pars sacralis medullae spinalisTA, segmenta sacralia medullae spinalisTA

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