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sacroiliac

adjective sa·cro·il·i·ac \ ˌsa-krō-ˈi-lē-ˌak , ˌsā- \

Definition of sacroiliac

: of, relating to, or being the region of the joint between the sacrum and ilium
  • sacroiliac pain

Origin and Etymology of sacroiliac

probably from French sacro-iliaque, from New Latin sacrum + French iliaque iliac


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sacroiliac

noun

Definition of sacroiliac

: the sacroiliac region; also : its firm fibrous cartilage

First Known Use of sacroiliac

1936

in the meaning defined above

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sacroiliac

adjective sa·cro·il·i·ac \ ˌsak-rō-ˈil-ē-ˌak , ˌsā-krō- \

medical Definition of sacroiliac

: of, relating to, affecting, or being the region of the joint between the sacrum and the ilium
  • sacroiliac distress

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sacroiliac

noun

medical Definition of sacroiliac


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