belonging or pertaining to the Sciaenidae, a family of carnivorous fishes that produce a loud sound by snapping the muscles attached to their air bladder, comprising the croakers and drums.
a sciaenoid fish.
noun, plural sciamachies. 1. an act or instance of fighting a shadow or an imaginary enemy. noun (pl) -chies 1. (rare) a fight with an imaginary enemy
noun a fear of shadows; also called sciophobia See sciophobia Word Origin Greek scio- ‘shadow’
adjective, Anatomy. 1. of, pertaining to, situated near, or affecting the ischium or back of the hip. 2. affecting the hip or the sciatic nerves. noun 3. a sciatic part, as a nerve, vein, or artery. adjective 1. (anatomy) of or relating to the hip or the hipbone 2. of, relating to, or afflicted with […]
noun, Pathology. 1. pain and tenderness at some points of the sciatic nerve, usually caused by a prolapsed intervertebral disk; sciatic neuralgia. 2. any painful disorder extending from the hip down the back of the thigh and surrounding area. noun 1. a form of neuralgia characterized by intense pain and tenderness along the course of […]