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sacroiliac

[sak-roh-il-ee-ak, sey-kroh-]Anatomy
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noun
  1. the joint where the sacrum and ilium meet.
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or affecting this joint.
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Origin of sacroiliac

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

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

sacroiliac

(săk′rō-ĭlē-ăk′, sā′krō-)
adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or affecting the sacrum and ilium and their articulation or associated ligaments.
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n.
  1. The sacroiliac region or cartilage.
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