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What is the function of sacral plexus?

The sacral plexus is a network of nerves emerging from the lower part of the spine. These nerves provide motor control to and receive sensory information from most of the pelvis and leg. A plexus is a web of nerves that share roots, branches, and functions.

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Also question is, what does the sacral plexus do?

In human anatomy, the sacral plexus is a nerve plexus which provides motor and sensory nerves for the posterior thigh, most of the lower leg and foot, and part of the pelvis. It is part of the lumbosacral plexus and emerges from the lumbar vertebrae and sacral vertebrae (L4-S4).

Secondly, what is the function of a nerve plexus? The cervical plexus is a group of nerves located in the neck. It is one of the most complex structures in the body, providing sensory and motor nerve supply to parts of the neck, upper back, and arms. Branches from the cervical plexus also supply nerve impulses to the diaphragm, a large muscle that powers breathing.

Also asked, what is the major nerve of the sacral plexus?

Sciatic Nerve

Where is the sacral nerve root located?

The Sacral Plexus. The sacral plexus is a network of nerve fibres that supplies the skin and muscles of the pelvis and lower limb. It is located on the surface of the posterior pelvic wall, anterior to the piriformis muscle.

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