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ischial

 [is´ke-al]
pertaining to the ischium; called also ischiadic, ischiatic, and sciatic
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sci·at·ic

(sī-at'ik),
1. Relating to or situated in the neighborhood of the ischium or hip. Ischial or sciatic. Synonym(s): ischiadic, ischial, ischiatic
2. Relating to sciatica.
Synonym(s): ischiadicus
[Mediev. L. sciaticus, a corruption of G. ischiadikos, fr. ischion, the hip joint]
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sci·at·ic

(sī-at'ik)
1. Relating to or situated in the neighborhood of the ischium or hip. Ischial or sciatic.
Synonym(s): ischiadic, ischial, ischiatic.
2. Relating to sciatica.
[Mediev. L. sciaticus, a corruption of G. ischiadikos, fr. ischion, the hip joint]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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