sacral plexus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sacral plexus a nerve plexus formed by the 4th and 5th lumbar and 1st, 2nd, 3rd sacral nerves; supplies the pelvic region and lower limbs
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Usage

In literature:

It is from the hypogastric plexus and the sacral ganglion that the dark forces of manhood and womanhood sparkle.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
I may dismiss the other branches of the sacral plexus in a few words.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
The last three lumbar and the sacral nerves form a sacral plexus, supplying the hind limb.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
It is dead until sensation reaches the vein from the sacral and pudic plexus.
"Philosophy of Osteopathy" by Andrew T. Still
The last lumbar and the four upper sacral unite to form the sacral plexus.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
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