cra·​nio·​sa·​cral | \ ˌkrā-nē-ō-ˈsa-krəl How to pronounce craniosacral (audio) , -ˈsā- \

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Recent Examples on the Web Great food, lots of sleep, a life changing craniosacral treatment, and countless words of wisdom from practitioners along the way. Rachel King, Fortune, 6 June 2021

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circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Craniosacral.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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cra·​nio·​sa·​cral | \ ˌkrā-nē-ō-ˈsak-rəl, -ˈsā-krəl How to pronounce craniosacral (audio) \

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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