iliac passion
Ileus Il"e*us, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to roll up.] (Med.) A morbid condition due to intestinal obstruction. It is characterized by complete constipation, with griping pains in the abdomen, which is greatly distended, and in the later stages by vomiting of fecal matter. Called also {ileac passion} or {iliac passion}. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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 passion — n. (Medicine) ileus, obstruction of the intestine which causes severe pain and vomiting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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 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.]… …   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

  • iliac — Ileac Il e*ac, a. [See {Ileum}.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to the ileum. [Written also {iliac}.] [1913 Webster] 2. See {Iliac}, 1. [R.] [1913 Webster] {Ileac passion}. (Med.) See {Ileus}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ileac passion — Ileus Il e*us, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to roll up.] (Med.) A morbid condition due to intestinal obstruction. It is characterized by complete constipation, with griping pains in the abdomen, which is greatly distended, and in the later stages …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ileac passion — Ileac Il e*ac, a. [See {Ileum}.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to the ileum. [Written also {iliac}.] [1913 Webster] 2. See {Iliac}, 1. [R.] [1913 Webster] {Ileac passion}. (Med.) See {Ileus}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ileac — 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

  • Ileus — Il e*us, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to roll up.] (Med.) A morbid condition due to intestinal obstruction. It is characterized by complete constipation, with griping pains in the abdomen, which is greatly distended, and in the later stages by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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