iliac
also ilial adjective Etymology: Late Latin iliacus, from Latin ilium Date: 1541 of, relating to, or located near the ilium

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  • iliac — ILIÁC, Ă, iliaci, ce, adj. Care este aşezat în partea de mijloc a corpului, în regiunea şoldurilor. ♢ Os iliac (şi substantivat, n.) = fiecare dintre cele două oase care formează partea anterioară şi laterală a bazinului. [pr.: li ac] – Din fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • 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 — can refer to one of the following: * Iliac artery * Ilium (bone) * Iliac vein …   Wikipedia

  • Iliac — Il i*ac, a. [L. Iliacus, Gr. ?. See {Iliad}.] Pertaining to ancient Ilium, or Troy. Gladstone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • iliac — (adj.) 1510s, pertaining to the disease ileus or colic, from Fr. iliaque or directly from L.L. iliacus, from ilium flank, side, entrails (see ILEUM (Cf. ileum)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • iliac — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to the ilium or the nearby regions of the lower body …   English terms dictionary

  • iliac — [il′ē ak΄] adj. [LL iliacus, relating to colic < L ileus (see ILEUS), but with meaning as if < L ileum] of or near the ilium …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • iliac — Relating to the ilium. * * * il·i·ac il ē .ak also il·i·al il ē əl adj 1) of, relating to, or located near the ilium <the iliac bone> 2) of or relating to either of the lowest lateral abdominal regions * * * il·i·ac (ilґe ak) [L. iliacus]… …   Medical dictionary

  • iliac — adj. of the lower body or ilium (iliac artery). Etymology: LL iliacus (as ILIUM) …   Useful english dictionary

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