Ischial
Ischial Is"chi*al ([i^]s"k[i^]*al), a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the ischium or hip; ischiac; ischiadic; ischiatic. [1913 Webster]

{Ischial callosity} (Zo["o]l.), one of the patches of thickened, hairless, and often bright-colored skin, on the buttocks of many apes, as the drill. [1913 Webster]


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  • ischial — ischial, ale (i ski al, a l ) adj. Terme d anatomie. Qui a rapport à l ischion.    Portion ischiale de l os des iles, nom donné quelquefois à l ischion …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • ischial — adjective see ischium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ischial — See ischium. * * * …   Universalium

  • ischial — adjective Of, or pertaining to, the ischium …   Wiktionary

  • ischial — SYN: sciatic (1). * * * is·chi·al is kē əl adj of, relating to, or situated near the ischium * * * is·chi·al (isґke əl) pertaining to the os ischii (ischium); called also ischiadic, ischiatic, and sciatic …   Medical dictionary

  • ischial — is·chi·al …   English syllables

  • ischial — ˈiskēəl adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin ischialis, from Latin ischi + alis al : of, relating to, or situated near the ischium …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ischial callosity — Ischial Is chi*al ([i^]s k[i^]*al), a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the ischium or hip; ischiac; ischiadic; ischiatic. [1913 Webster] {Ischial callosity} (Zo[ o]l.), one of the patches of thickened, hairless, and often bright colored skin, on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ischial spine — n a thin pointed triangular eminence that projects from the dorsal border of the ischium and gives attachment to the gemellus superior on its external surface and to the coccygeus, levator ani, and pelvic fascia on its internal surface * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • ischial tuberosity — n a bony swelling on the posterior part of the superior ramus of the ischium that gives attachment to various muscles and bears the weight of the body in sitting * * * tuber ischiadicum …   Medical dictionary

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