Sciatic
Sciatic Sci*at"ic, a. [F. sciatique, LL. sciaticus, from L. ischiadicus, Gr. ?. See {Ischiadic}.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the hip; in the region of, or affecting, the hip; ischial; ischiatic; as, the sciatic nerve, sciatic pains. [1913 Webster]

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  • sciatic — SCIÁTIC, Ă, sciatici, ce, adj. s.f. 1. adj. (În sintagma) Nerv sciatic = nervul cel mai mare din corpul omenesc, care pleacă din partea de jos a măduvei spinării şi se ramifică în coapsă, gambă şi laba piciorului, inervând membrele inferioare. 2 …   Dicționar Român

  • sciatic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the hip. 2) affecting the sciatic nerve. 3) suffering from or liable to sciatica. ORIGIN French sciatique, from Greek iskhiadikos relating to the hips …   English terms dictionary

  • Sciatic — Sci*at ic, n. [Cf. F. sciatique.] (Med.) Sciatica. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sciatic — (adj.) 1540s, from Fr. sciatique, from M.L. sciaticus (see SCIATICA (Cf. sciatica)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sciatic — [sī at′ik] adj. [MFr sciatique < ML sciaticus, altered < L ischiadicus < Gr ischiadikos < ischion, the ISCHIUM] of, in the region of, or affecting the hip or its nerves …   English World dictionary

  • sciatic — sciatically, adv. /suy at ik/, adj. Anat. 1. of, pertaining to, situated near, or affecting the ischium or back of the hip. 2. affecting the hip or the sciatic nerves. n. 3. a sciatic part, as a nerve, vein, or artery. [1535 45; < ML sciaticus,… …   Universalium

  • sciatic — 1. Relating to or situated in the neighborhood of the ischium or hip. Ischial or s.. SYN: ischiadic, ischial, ischiatic. 2. Relating to sciatica. SYN: ischiadicus. [Mediev. L. sciaticus, a corruption of G. ischiadikos, fr. ischion, the hip joint] …   Medical dictionary

  • sciatic — /saɪˈætɪk / (say suy atik) adjective 1. of the ischium or back of the hip: sciatic nerve. 2. affecting the hip or the sciatic nerves. {Medieval Latin sciaticus, alteration of Latin ischiadicus ischiadic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sciatic — adj. 1 of the hip. 2 of or affecting the sciatic nerve. 3 suffering from or liable to sciatica. Phrases and idioms: sciatic nerve the largest nerve in the human body, running from the pelvis to the thigh. Derivatives: sciatically adv. Etymology:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sciatic — adjective Etymology: Middle French sciatique, from Late Latin sciaticus, alteration of Latin ischiadicus of sciatica, from Greek ischiadikos, from ischiad , ischias sciatica, from ischion ischium Date: 1586 1. of, relating to, or situated near… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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