Also called common iliac artery. either of two large arteries that conduct blood to the pelvis and the legs.
Also called external iliac artery. the outer branch of an iliac artery that becomes the femoral artery.
Also called hypogastric artery, internal iliac artery. the inner branch of an iliac artery that conducts blood to the gluteal region.
iliac artery n.
- Common iliac vein
common iliac vein n. A vein that is formed by union of the external and internal iliac veins at the brim of the pelvis and passes upward to the right of the fifth lumbar vertebra where it unites with its fellow of the opposite side to form the inferior vena cava.
- Common information model
standard (CIM) An open systems management standard driven by the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF). (2003-06-07)
- Common intermediate format
communications, standard (CIF) A video format used in videoconferencing systems, which supports both NTSC and PAL signals, with a data rate of 30 frames per second (fps), with each frame containing 288 lines and 352 luminance pixels per line. CIF is part of the ITU H.261 videoconferencing standard. CIF is also known as Full CIF […]
- Common intermediate language
language (CIL) [Details?] [“Construction of a Transportable, Milti-Pass Compiler for Extended Pascal”, G.J. Hansen et al, SIGPLAN Notices 14(8):117-126, Aug 1979]. (1994-10-24)