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adjective, Anatomy.
of, pertaining to, situated near, or affecting the ischium or back of the hip.
affecting the hip or the sciatic nerves.
a sciatic part, as a nerve, vein, or artery.
(anatomy) of or relating to the hip or the hipbone
of, relating to, or afflicted with sciatica

sciatic sci·at·ic (sī-āt’ĭk)

Of or relating to the ischium or to the region of the hipbone in which it is located.

Of or relating to sciatica.


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