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craniosacral

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adjective cra·nio·sa·cral \ˌkrā-nē-ō-ˈsa-krəl, -ˈsā-\

Definition of craniosacral



Circa 1923

First Known Use of craniosacral

circa 1923


Medical Dictionary

craniosacral

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adjective cra·nio·sa·cral \ˌkrā-nē-ō-ˈsak-rəl, -ˈsā-krəl\

Medical Definition of craniosacral

  1. 1:  of or relating to the cranium and the sacrum

  2. 2:  parasympathetic <the craniosacral division of the autonomic nervous system>




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