sciatic

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sci·at·ic

adjective \sī-ˈa-tik\

medical : relating to or near the hip

Full Definition of SCIATIC

1
:  of, relating to, or situated near the hip
2
:  of, relating to, or caused by sciatica <sciatic pains>

Origin of SCIATIC

Middle French sciatique, from Late Latin sciaticus, alteration of Latin ischiadicus of sciatica, from Greek ischiadikos, from ischiad-, ischias sciatica, from ischion ischium
First Known Use: 1586

sci·at·ic

adjective \sī-ˈat-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SCIATIC

1
: of, relating to, or situated near the hip
2
: of, relating to, or caused by sciatica <sciatic pains>

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