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sciatic

[sahy-at-ik] /saɪˈæt ɪk/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
of, pertaining to, situated near, or affecting the ischium or back of the hip.
2.
affecting the hip or the sciatic nerves.
noun
3.
a sciatic part, as a nerve, vein, or artery.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; < Medieval Latin sciaticus, alteration of Greek ischiadikós ischiadic
Related forms
sciatically, adverb
nonsciatic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nonsciatic

sciatic

/saɪˈætɪk/
adjective
1.
(anatomy) of or relating to the hip or the hipbone
2.
of, relating to, or afflicted with sciatica
Word Origin
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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Word Origin and History for nonsciatic

sciatic

adj.

"pertaining to the hip," also in reference to the large nerve from the pelvis to the thigh, 1540s, from Middle French sciatique (14c.), from Medieval Latin sciaticus (see sciatica).

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nonsciatic in Medicine

sciatic sci·at·ic (sī-āt'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to the ischium or to the region of the hipbone in which it is located.

  2. Of or relating to sciatica.

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