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Iliac

Definition
adjective
(anatomy)
(1) Of, relating to, or situated near the ilium, as in iliac fossa.
(2) Of or pertaining to a region of the abdomen, especially on either sides of the lowest lateral abdominal regions.
Supplement
Word origin: ilium + –ac.
See also: ilium
Related terms:

  • iliac artery
  • iliac crest
  • iliac fascia
  • iliac fossa
  • iliac muscle
  • iliac region
  • iliac steal
  • iliac tubercle
  • iliac vein


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