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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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