Ischiadic passion
Ischiadic Is`chi*ad"ic ([i^]s`k[i^]*[a^]d"[i^]k), a. [L. ischiadicus, Gr. 'ischiadoko`s, fr. 'ischi`on the hip joint, hip or loin. Cf. {Sciatic}.] (Anat.) Ischial. [R.] [1913 Webster]

{Ischiadic passion} or {Ischiadic disease} (Med.), a rheumatic or neuralgic affection of some part about the hip joint; -- called also {sciatica}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ischiadic — Is chi*ad ic ([i^]s k[i^]*[a^]d [i^]k), a. [L. ischiadicus, Gr. ischiadoko s, fr. ischi on the hip joint, hip or loin. Cf. {Sciatic}.] (Anat.) Ischial. [R.] [1913 Webster] {Ischiadic passion} or {Ischiadic disease} (Med.), a rheumatic or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ischiadic disease — Ischiadic Is chi*ad ic ([i^]s k[i^]*[a^]d [i^]k), a. [L. ischiadicus, Gr. ischiadoko s, fr. ischi on the hip joint, hip or loin. Cf. {Sciatic}.] (Anat.) Ischial. [R.] [1913 Webster] {Ischiadic passion} or {Ischiadic disease} (Med.), a rheumatic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sciatica — Ischiadic Is chi*ad ic ([i^]s k[i^]*[a^]d [i^]k), a. [L. ischiadicus, Gr. ischiadoko s, fr. ischi on the hip joint, hip or loin. Cf. {Sciatic}.] (Anat.) Ischial. [R.] [1913 Webster] {Ischiadic passion} or {Ischiadic disease} (Med.), a rheumatic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sciatica — Sci*at i*ca, n. [NL.] (Med.) Neuralgia of the sciatic nerve, an affection characterized by paroxysmal attacks of pain in the buttock, back of the thigh, or in the leg or foot, following the course of the branches of the sciatic nerve. The name is …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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