Iliac crest
Iliac Il"i*ac, a. [Cf. F. iliaque. See {Ileum}, and cf. {Jade} a stone.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ilium, or dorsal bone of the pelvis; as, the iliac artery. [Written also {ileac}.] [1913 Webster]

2. See {Ileac}, 1. [R.] [1913 Webster]

{Iliac crest}, the upper margin of the ilium.

{Iliac passion}. See {Ileus}.

{Iliac region}, a region of the abdomen, on either side of the hypogastric regions, and below the lumbar regions. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Iliac crest — Bone: Iliac crest Pelvic girdle …   Wikipedia

  • iliac crest — noun : the thick curved upper border of the ilium …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Iliac — Il i*ac, a. [Cf. F. iliaque. See {Ileum}, and cf. {Jade} a stone.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ilium, or dorsal bone of the pelvis; as, the iliac artery. [Written also {ileac}.] [1913 Webster] 2. See {Ileac}, 1. [R.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iliac passion — Iliac Il i*ac, a. [Cf. F. iliaque. See {Ileum}, and cf. {Jade} a stone.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ilium, or dorsal bone of the pelvis; as, the iliac artery. [Written also {ileac}.] [1913 Webster] 2. See {Ileac}, 1. [R.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iliac region — Iliac Il i*ac, a. [Cf. F. iliaque. See {Ileum}, and cf. {Jade} a stone.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ilium, or dorsal bone of the pelvis; as, the iliac artery. [Written also {ileac}.] [1913 Webster] 2. See {Ileac}, 1. [R.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crest — 1. A ridge, especially a bony ridge. SEE ALSO: crista. 2. The ridge of the neck of a male animal, especially of a stallion or bull. 3. Feathers on the top of a bird s head, or fin rays on the top of a fish s head. SYN: crista [TA]. [L. crista] …   Medical dictionary

  • Iliac fascia — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = fascia iliaca GraySubject = 127 GrayPage = 466 Caption = Structures surrounding right hip joint. Caption2 = Structures passing behind the inguinal ligament. System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

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