sciatic

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adjective sci·at·ic \sī-ˈa-tik\

Definition of sciatic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or situated near the hip

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or caused by sciatica sciatic pains

Origin and Etymology 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: 1547


SCIATIC Defined for English Language Learners

sciatic

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adjective sci·at·ic \sī-ˈa-tik\

Definition of sciatic for English Language Learners

  • medical : relating to or near the hip


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sciatic

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adjective sci·at·ic \sī-ˈat-ik\

Medical Definition of sciatic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or situated near the hip

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or caused by sciatica sciatic pains

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