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Pronunciation: si-at'ik


  1. Relating to or situated in the neighborhood of the ischium or hip. Ischial or sciatic.
  2. Relating to sciatica.

Synonym(s): ischiadic, ischial, ischiatic

[Mediev. L. sciaticus, a corruption of G. ischiadikos, fr. ischion, the hip joint]

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