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sciatic

[ sahy-at-ik ]
/ saɪˈæt ɪk /
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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.
noun
a sciatic part, as a nerve, vein, or artery.
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Origin of sciatic

1535–45; <Medieval Latin sciaticus, alteration of Greek ischiadikós ischiadic

OTHER WORDS FROM sciatic

sci·at·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·sci·at·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sciatic

sciatic
/ (saɪˈætɪk) /

adjective
anatomy of or relating to the hip or the hipbone
of, relating to, or afflicted with sciatica

Word Origin for sciatic

C16: from French sciatique, from Late Latin sciaticus, from Latin ischiadicus relating to pain in the hip, from Greek iskhiadikos, from iskhia hip joint
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