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sciatic

 [si-at´ik]
2. pertaining to or located near the sciatic nerve or vein.
sciatic nerve a nerve extending from the base of the spine down the thigh, with branches throughout the lower leg and foot; it is the widest nerve of the body and one of the longest. sciatica is pain or inflammation along the course of this nerve. See anatomic Table of Nerves in the Appendices and see Plates.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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sciatic

(sī-ăt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the ischium or to the region of the hipbone in which it is located.
2. Of or relating to sciatica.
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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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