a fear of shadows; also called sciophobia
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 […]
- Sciatic foramen
sciatic foramen n. Either of two foramina, designated greater and lesser, formed by the sacrospinous and sacrotuberous ligaments crossing the sciatic notches of the hipbone.
- Sciatic hernia
sciatic hernia n. Protrusion of intestine through the great sacrosciatic foramen. Also called ischiocele.