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.] [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]


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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 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 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

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