Simple Definition of sciatic
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
Rhymes with sciatic
agnatic, aquatic, asthmatic, Carnatic, chromatic, climatic, comatic, dalmatic, dogmatic, dramatic, ecstatic, emphatic, erratic, eustatic, fanatic, hepatic, judgmatic, komatik, lymphatic, magmatic, neumatic, phlegmatic, plasmatic, pneumatic, pragmatic, prismatic, protatic, quadratic, rheumatic, schematic, schismatic, Socratic, somatic, spermatic, stigmatic, sylvatic, thematic, traumatic, villatic
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