Definition of Sacral nerve
1. Noun. Any of five pairs of spinal nerves emerging from the sacral region of the spinal cord.
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Literary usage of Sacral nerve
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The fourth anterior sacral nerve sends a branch to join the sacral plexus. The remaining portion of the nerve divides into visceral and muscular branches, ..."
2. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, William Sharpey, Allen Thomson, John G. Cleland (1867)
"THE FOURTH sacral nerve. Only one part of the anterior division of this nerve joins the sacral plexus ; the remainder, which is nearly half the nerve, ..."
3. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Edward Albert Schäfer, Johnson Symington, Thomas Hastie Bryce (1909)
"Fourth sacral nerve.—Only one part of the ventral division of this nerve joins ... The visceral branches of the fourth sacral nerve are directed forwards to ..."
4. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"... nerve and nervus dorsalis penis from the 1st and 2nd sacral; and the perineal entirely from the 2nd sacral nerve. The genito-anal nerve can, however, ..."
5. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"This descends behind the common iliac artery and over the pelvic brim into the pelvic cavity, where it unites with the first sacral nerve, forming a loop ..."
6. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1903)
"cervical nerves, the fifth sacral nerve, and the coccygeal nerve, however, follow a different course. The sub-occipital emerges by passing over the neural ..."
7. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The anterior division of the third sacral nerve divides into an upper and a lower branch, the former entering the sacral and the latter the pudendal plexus. ..."