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sacroiliac

[sak-roh-il-ee-ak, sey-kroh-] /ˌsæk roʊˈɪl iˌæk, ˌseɪ kroʊ-/ Anatomy
noun
1.
the joint where the sacrum and ilium meet.
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or affecting this joint.
Origin of sacroiliac
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; sacro- + iliac
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  • For a man who is pushing 60, I'm in pretty good shape except for my sacroiliac.

    All That Goes Up Kirby Brooks
British Dictionary definitions for sacroiliac

sacroiliac

/ˌseɪkrəʊˈɪlɪˌæk; ˌsæk-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the sacrum and ilium, their articulation, or their associated ligaments
noun
2.
the joint where these bones meet
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sacroiliac in Medicine

sacroiliac sac·ro·il·i·ac (sāk'rō-ĭl'ē-āk', sā'krō-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or affecting the sacrum and ilium and their articulation or associated ligaments. n.
The sacroiliac region or cartilage.

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