ILIAC

iliac

(adjective) of or relating to the ilium

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Adjective

Iliac (comparative more Iliac, superlative most Iliac)

Relating to ancient Ilium, or Troy.

Anagrams

• cilia

Etymology

Adjective

iliac (not comparable)

Of or pertaining to the ilium.

Anagrams

• cilia

Source: Wiktionary


Il"i*ac, a. Etym: [L. Iliacus, Gr. Iliad.]

Definition: Pertaining to ancient Ilium, or Troy. Gladstone.

Il"i*ac, a. Etym: [Cf. F. iliaque. See Ileum, and cf. Jade a stone.]

1. (Anat.)

Definition: Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ilium, or dorsal bone of the pelvis; as, the iliac artery. [Written also ileac.]

2. See Ileac, 1. [R.] 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.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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