Anterior to or preceding the sacrum.

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pre·sa·cral -'sak-rəl, -'sāk- adj done or effected by way of the anterior aspect of the sacrum <\presacral nerve block>

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pre·sa·cral (pre-saґkrəl) anterior to or preceding the sacrum.

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