craniosacral

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

Definition of craniosacral

First Known Use of craniosacral

circa 1923


Medical Dictionary

craniosacral

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

medical Definition of craniosacral

1 : of or relating to the cranium and the sacrum
2 : parasympathetic
  • the craniosacral division of the autonomic nervous system

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