sacral plexus

NOUN
  1. a nerve plexus formed by the 4th and 5th lumbar and 1st, 2nd, 3rd sacral nerves; supplies the pelvic region and lower limbs
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How To Use sacral plexus In A Sentence

  • The nerves to the legs come from the spinal nerve roots that form the lumbar plexus and the sacral plexus, and which lie deep against the back of the abdomen and the pelvis.
  • Aside from paraplegic conditions due to disease of the cord or the lumbosacral plexus, and monoplegic affections resultant from disturbances of this plexus, paralysis of certain nerves are occasionally encountered. Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1
  • It arises from the lumbosacral plexus and then enters the thigh through the greater sciatic foramen.
  • More frequently the fifth nerve is divided between the lumbar and sacral plexuses, and constitutes the nervus furcalis; and when this takes place, the plexus is distinguished as a low or postfixed plexus. IX. Neurology. 6d. The Lumbosacral Plexus
  • -- The lumbosacral plexus results substantially from the union of the ventral branches of the last three lumbar and the first two sacral nerves, but it derives a small root from the third lumbar nerve also. Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1
  • The lumbosacral plexus is formed by the union of the anterior primary divisions of the lumbar, sacral, and coccygeal nerves.
  • The nerve to the short head of the biceps femoris sometimes arises directly from the sacral plexus.
  • —The sacral plexus is formed by the lumbosacral trunk, the anterior division of the first, and portions of the anterior divisions of the second and third sacral nerves. IX. Neurology. 6e. The Sacral and Coccygeal Nerves
  • In addition, recent biopsy studies indicate that diabetic amyotrophy is due to microvasculitis in the lumbosacral plexus.
  • The pudic artery and vein wind around the spine, E, of the ischium, where they are joined by the pudic nerve, derived from, T, the sacral plexus. Surgical Anatomy
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