sacral nerves

sacral nerves
the five pairs of spinal nerves that emerge from the spinal column in the sacrum. The nerves carry sensory and motor fibres from the upper and lower leg and from the anal and genital regions.

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nervi sacrales.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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