Words nearby ilio-
WORDS THAT USE ILIO-
What does ilio- mean?
Ilio- comes from the Latin īlium, “side,” “flank,” and, in the plural, “entrails, guts.” This Latin root is also the source of the intestinal term ileum, whose specific form probably resulted from some confusion with a Greek word. Learn more at our Origin sections for ilium and ileum.
Examples of ilio-
One example of a term from anatomy that features the combining form ilio- is iliofemoral, “relating to the ilium and the femur.”
The first part of the word, ilio- means “ilium,” as we know. As you may have guessed, the -femoral portion of the word means “relating to the femur,” also known as the thighbone. Iliofemoral, then, simply means “relating to the ilium and the femur.”
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How to use ilio- in a sentence
The ones that have been thus fed at a woman's breast are called ilio poli, and are most esteemed.Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands|Charles Nordhoff
"It is Ilio Island," she answered, with that same dreamy voice."Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea|Morgan Robertson
The capsule has three thickened bands, of which the most important is the ilio-femoral or Y-shaped ligament of Bigelow.
On comparing the ilio-tibial band of the fascia lata on the two sides, it is found to be relaxed on the side of the injury.
In arthritis deformans, however, the ilio-tibial band of the fascia lata is not relaxed as it is in fracture.