sciatic foramen


Either of two foramina, designated greater and lesser, formed by the sacrospinous and sacrotuberous ligaments crossing the sciatic notches of the hipbone.

Nearby words

  1. spilt,
  2. spilth,
  3. spim,
  4. spin,
  5. spin a yarn,
  6. spin bowler,
  7. spin casting,
  8. spin control,
  9. spin doctor,
  10. spin fishing

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