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sacral

adjective sa·cral \ ˈsa-krəl , ˈsā- \

Definition of sacral

: of, relating to, or lying near the sacrum
  • the sacral region of the spinal cord

First Known Use of sacral

1767

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sacral

adjective sa·cral \ ˈsā-krəl , ˈsa- \

Definition of sacral

: holy, sacred
  • sacral authority

Origin and Etymology of sacral

Latin sacr-, sacer — more at sacred


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sacral

adjective sa·cral \ ˈsak-rəl , ˈsā-krəl \

medical Definition of sacral

: of, relating to, or lying near the sacrum
  • the sacral region of the spinal cord

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sacral

noun

medical Definition of sacral

: a sacral vertebra or sacral nerve

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