sacroiliac

[ sak-roh-il-ee-ak, sey-kroh- ]
/ ˌsæk roʊˈɪl iˌæk, ˌseɪ kroʊ- /
Anatomy

noun

the joint where the sacrum and ilium meet.

adjective

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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Example sentences from the Web for sacroiliac

  • 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-) anatomy /

adjective

of or relating to the sacrum and ilium, their articulation, or their associated ligaments

noun

the joint where these bones meet
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Medical definitions for sacroiliac

sacroiliac
[ săk′rō-ĭlē-ăk′, 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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