sacral

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj sacral of or relating to sacred rites "sacral laws"
    • adj sacral of or relating to or near the sacrum
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Sacral (Anat) Of or pertaining to the sacrum; in the region of the sacrum.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sacral Of or pertaining to the sacrum.
    • n sacral A sacral vertebra. Abbreviated S.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Sacral sā′kral See Sacrum.
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Usage

In literature:

Weil reported the case of a man of twenty-two years who was born with what was supposed to be a spina bifida in the lower sacral region.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The Sacral Spot in Maya Indians.
"In Indian Mexico (1908)" by Frederick Starr
The horse which rears and kicks and neighs madly acts from the intensely powerful sacral ganglion.
"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
Cases of sacral harlotry.+ Survivals of sacral harlotry are found in historic Egypt.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
T. The sacral nerves.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
In tumblers there are either eleven, twelve, or thirteen sacral vertebrae.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I." by Charles Darwin
It is dead until sensation reaches the vein from the sacral and pudic plexus.
"Philosophy of Osteopathy" by Andrew T. Still
The twelfth thoracic spinous process and the space below it are opposite the sacral segments (Chipault).
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
And in the consolidation of the sacral vertebrae of a bird it is also well exemplified.
"Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I" by Herbert Spencer
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
The middle sacral artery has already been referred to.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
It derives its arteries from the middle sacral and its nerves from the sympathetic.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
In birds the sacral vertebrae number from five to twenty-two.
"Dragons of the Air" by H. G. Seeley
These serve to cover the nerves of the sacral region.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
The sacral diapophyses of all species are moderately dilated and posterolaterally inclined.
"A Synopsis of Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Osteocephalus" by Linda Trueb
The sacral diapophyses are expanded and have a border of calcified cartilage laterally.
"Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca" by William E. Duellman
Aching across upper sacral region.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
It is possible to recognise cervical, dorsal, lumbar, sacral, and caudal vertebrae.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
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In news:

Pressure exerted against the barrier will release the barrier and often the sacral restriction.
Attaching lumbar, sacral nerves helps patients control bladder, study finds.
His affiliations have included the American Chiropractic Association, New York State Chiropractic Association, Sacral Occipital Research Society International, and Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research.
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In science:

In other words, the nature sings his sacral songs using REM’s language.
Random Energy Model at Complex Temperatures
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